School Accountant

Competitive DOE
16 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Part time

Required as soon as possible. Part Time, 52 weeks per annum

Applications are invited for the post of Accountant at The Royal Masonic School for Girls. RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a supportive and nurturing ethos. The School provides an exceptionally favourable working environment, with keen students and stunning surroundings.

With a turnover in excess of £17m pa the School Accountant has a key role in the management, control and reporting of the School’s finances, reporting to the Bursar/Director of Finance and Operations (DFO).

The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound grasp of financial principles, a proven track record in financial management, attention to detail and a customer focused approach.

Responsible for the management of the School’s financial systems, processes and Accounts staff, the School Accountant will ensure compliance with legislation and the School’s policies and procedures. As well as leading on the provision of financial advice to Heads of Department, the Senior Leadership Team and Governors, the School Accountant will have an enthusiasm for driving cost efficiencies and structuring budgets to meet the strategic needs of the School as set out in the Whole School Development Plan (WSDP). Good line management and sound inter-personal skills are essential as is the ability to work effectively as a member of the bursarial and wider school team.

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website for more information about our thriving school, with its and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to share a commitment to continued personal, professional and academic development.

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or [email protected]

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 4th November 2019


The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784