Senior Financial Accountant (education)

London, London, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
05 Apr 2021
04 May 2021
Experience level
Part qualified
Senior Financial Accountant - Educational Institution - Central London

About the company

The client company is a high performing educational institution running a number of schools in the UK to offer the best quality education for all children. To further support their operation, they are currently looking for a financial accountant to manage the financial reporting and compliance processes.

About the role

As a Financial Accountant, you will be reporting to the Head of Finance and managing a small team. Your major responsibilities to be the followings:

  • Lead month-end reporting, year end accounts and audit process
  • Responsible for accounting transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, ensure accuracy of sales and suppliers invoices, credit card payment, etc.
  • Prepare reconciliation of balance sheet and statutory accounts
  • Compile annual PSA returns and review and submit VAT returns
  • Work with Head of Finance to develop and maintain current financial system
  • Assist in ad hoc project assignments


  • Degree holder in Accounting & Finance. Part-qualified or a finalist of ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience working within a educational institution would be an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLookup)
  • Commitment to promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • Willingness to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks is a must
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Please apply the job by clicking the following link with your updated resume and salary details or email directly to

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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