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Trainee Accountant/Accounting Technician

  • Employer - Northern Education Trust
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Finance
  • Location: - Stockton on Tees
  • Salary - SCP37 - SCP 39 (£43,516 - £45,495 FTE
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Monday, 19 June 2023 09:00

Job Description

Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity and will have the opportunity for contact with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 21 academies; 11 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.

Northern Education Trust is seeking a Trainee Accountant/Accounting Technician. It is essential that the successful candidate is at least AAT qualified and will have practical experience working in a financial environment (preferably in the academies sector). The successful candidate will also have a good level of knowledge and understanding of finance systems including; reconciliations, forecasting, budget setting, cash flow forecasting, experience of playing a role in both internal and external audits, experience of supervising staff and evidence of payroll, HMRC and other external agencies to ensure relevant payments and tax contributions are being made correctly. The candidate should demonstrate an ability to work to monthly routines and deadlines. IT skills are essential for this role with the ability to work confidently in excel to manipulate and analyse data. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail and the ability to work within a team.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and well being of our pupils.

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