Management Accountant

London South East Colleges
Greater London,UK
£33,626 - £43,856 Per Year, per annum
16 Jun 2022 05:14
01 Jul 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Management Accountant

Interview Date: 13 July 2022

London South East Academies Trust

London South East Academies Trust is a growing multi academy trust, which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. The Trust currently comprises eight schools, all rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted, providing high quality education for 5-19-year olds across the boroughs of Bromley, Bexley and Surrey. The Trust forms part of the London & South East Education Group which includes London South East Colleges, a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich. With a combined turnover of circa £80m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

The Role

A Trust Management Accountant is required to develop and enhance the management reporting function including preparation of the monthly management accounts and year-end financial statements, leading on financial planning and integrating new schools into the Trust. The management accountant will need to implement and maintain effective budgetary control systems to ensure all schools deliver their respective financial targets.

The role will provide support to the Group Head of Management Accounts & Business Planning and the Group Director of Finance in delivering financial services to the Group stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will be expected to be a qualified or part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and have relevant finance experience. To be successful in this role, you'll need to have excellent interpersonal, communication and numeracy skills as well as strong MS Excel skills. Have an attention to detail, be analytically minded and self-motivated to achieve tight deadlines. Have the initiative to carry out analysis and provide sound solutions.


Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.

As the Group supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to either a 'Standard' or 'Enhanced' DBS (formerly CRB) check.

(Previous applicants need not apply - if applicable)