Management Accountant Vacancy at West London Free School
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Position: Management Accountant
Start Date: 1 September 2020
Annual salary: £33,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Time Commitment: Term time + six weeks during school holidays.
This position is full-time during term time.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 8.30 – 5pm or 9.00 – 5.30pm
Location: Palingswick House, 241 King Street, Hammersmith W6 9LP Pension:
Eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
Reports to: Finance Director

The Knowledge Schools Trust is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the finance department to act as a management accountant for its secondary school, West London Free School. The role is key to the financial oversight of the school and includes completion of monthly management accounts and key reconciliations.

Candidates with experience as a School Business Manager or similar in another school, either an academy or the maintained sector, are particularly welcome however those with strong accounting qualifications/experience will also be considered.

The successful candidate will:
• Have the ability to use the finance and other software systems accurately
• Have the ability to prioritise their own workload effectively
• Have the ability to use their own initiative and deliver excellent customer service
• Ensure confidentiality and discretion at all times • Have strong written and numerical skills
• Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Have high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
• Have a proactive approach
• Have a professional approach at all times
• Promote and safeguard the welfare of children at the School
• Be aware of and adhere to all school policies

Experience of accounting systems including Sage and ParentPay is highly desirable but if necessary training can be provided.

Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding
The Knowledge Schools Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding children. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and other employment checks.

Application forms should be sent to Mrs Cheryl Toolan at with a covering letter.
Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.
Application deadline: noon on Thursday 16th July 2020.
Interviews will take place on Monday 27th July 2020.
A decision made by Friday 31st July 2020.
Type : Wanted
Price : £33,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Date Placed : 26/06/2020
Contact : Cheryl Toolan
Phone : 02086000675
Email :