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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£33,962 - £36,377

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an Accountant to join our respected central team at this exciting time at the Trust. Reporting to the Finance Controller, you will be responsible for for administering, preparing and processing transactions, maintaining up to date computerised records and making necessary accounting adjustments, drawing on knowledge of appropriate national accounting standards applicable to multi academy trusts.

The successful applicant will:

-Likely to have two+ years’ UK accounting and reporting experience.

-Experience of working within company law and Charities Act legislation.

-Thorough knowledge of UK accounting standards and tax legislation.

-Experience of maintaining and reconciling accounts for similar sized organisation.

-Experience of drafting reporting requirements of statutory and tax authorities.

-Experience of promoting excellent communication within a finance team.

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

Automatic pay increments

High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression

A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme

Generous public sector pension scheme

Discounts on retail & travel

Cycle 2 Work scheme

Charity giving

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About University Of Brighton Academies Trust

Multi-academy trust

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Sponsored by the esteemed University of Brighton, we provide high-quality learning experiences for our pupils.

Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

At the heart of everything we do are our pupils. We believe that learning should be exciting, engaging, and fun – an adventure where curiosity is celebrated, and creativity is encouraged. We strive to create an environment where each child feels inspired and supported, enabling them to discover their unique talents and interests.

Arranging a visit to University Of Brighton Academies Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sa.morris@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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