London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Service Accountant (Schools)

Dagenham, London (Greater)
£39,774 - £42,681
17 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

About this job - Service Accountant (Schools)

  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is looking to recruit a Service Accountant  to provide efficient and effective  advice, information and guidance for specific group of schools as part of a traded service.
  • You will support the preparation of relevant forecasts for capital and revenue estimates/budgets in consultation with the Headteacher, School Business Manager and Governors and to support the overall management of the DSG and the Council’s relationship with its maintained schools. 
  • You will provide support for schools year end financial returns including cash reconciliation, accruals, income and expenditure statement and balances, including submission of the schools capital returns, and submission of quarterly CFR returns to the LA and on COLLECT.
  • It will be essential for the successful candidate to be a Part-Qualified CCAB or Qualified Accounting Technician or equivalent with experience working with schools OR have a knowledge of schools finance (Qualified by Experience) You will be expected to demonstrate and evidence current relevant experience.  

Special Requirements for this Post

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check.

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