NMS Assistant Accountant

£25,000 - £35,000 FTE - Flexible working during the school holidays considered - Salary dependent on experience and qualifications

The New Model School (NMS) runs two independent primary schools in London.  We aim to provide a first-class traditional education, with a focus on developing a positive attitude to learning, at the lowest sustainable fees.

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to work in our small Head Office near Ladbroke Grove. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of the NMS financial records and will also assist the CFO with the preparation of budgets, forecasts, termly management accounts and year end schedules for the auditors. The post-holder will also be expected to assist in the office with answering the phone and other general office duties.   

The role would suit either a qualified AAT/Part Qualified Accountant or someone able to demonstrate experience in a similar role. The right candidate will be a friendly, professional and motivated individual with excellent communication and IT skills especially Excel. Knowledge of Xero accounts and Engage school MIS would be an advantage, with an analytical and methodical approach.

Once established in the role it may be possible to work from home for up to 2 days per week. 

NMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and DBS check.  



Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

If you are interested in the role please submit an up to date CV with a covering letter, outlining how you are suitable for the position and how you can support our Vision and Values to recruitment@newmodelschool.co.uk  

Flexible working patterns, including shorter hours during school holidays will be considered. Please state your preference in your application.

We envisage a start date of 8th August 2022 although we can be flexible for the right person.       

Screening Questions:

  • Do you have the right to work in the UK?
  • Relevant qualifications/experience?
  • Do you have a Maths A-Level or other academic indication of numeracy?
  • Do you have an English GCSE or equivalent qualification?
  • Have you read our Vision and Values on our website?
  • Can you start work on the 8th August 2022? (preferred) 


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