Senior Accountant - Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Grade F £29,174 - £32,798

Required from as soon as possible.

The Ted Wragg Trust is an ambitious and inclusive Trust of schools strengthening our communities through excellent education.

Our values driven, rapidly growing 2-18 Trust has the highest expectations for every child, every day, with social justice at our core. We are determined for everyone to fulfil their greatest potential, to be the best they can be. Our inclusive Trust has a relentless commitment to help transform lives through learning.

The Ted Wragg Trust puts children at the centre of all we do. Delivering high quality, knowledge rich and inspiring curriculum, our caring and inspirational team work together to equip students with the knowledge, skills and experience to become compassionate and courageous citizens, determined to make the world a better place.

Following internal promotion, we are looking to appoint a new Senior Accountant to join our regional team in Plymouth supporting the full range of accounting functions across the four Plymouth Schools. This is an important role within our team, with a strong focus on building effective working relationships to ensure we achieve best value and excellent partnership working. The position is based at Marine Academy Plymouth, but will involve some travel and work from other Trust Schools in the Plymouth locality.

Ideally, the post-holder will be a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, or hold an equivalent qualification / have significant relevant experience. You will be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with meticulous attention to detail. You will have experience of using finance systems and demonstrate your ability to analyse financial data. The post-holder should have a flexible and forward-thinking approach to problem solving. You will also have excellent time management and organisational skills, work well as part of a service orientated team and be decisive, solutions-focused with the ability to prioritise.

The role is varied and the successful applicant will need to demonstrate an ability to work in a flexible and supportive manner as part of the Trust’s finance community.

This is a great opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation where you will be supported to succeed.

About You:
To be considered for this role, you will need:
• To be committed to education, with the passion and motivation to work hard in providing an excellent service for the Trust and its stakeholders;
• AAT / Part Qualification (Level 4) or be qualified by experience;
• Demonstrable accounting experience;
• An ability to set priorities and manage workloads effectively;
• Analytical skills;
• Excellent written, verbal and listening skills;
• Intermediate to Advanced IT skills;
• An effective team player mentality.

The Rewards
• A varied support role within our growing multi-academy trust of 13 schools;
• 24 days annual leave plus Bank holidays (four additional days after five years);
• CPD / networking opportunities with colleagues across the Trust;
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme;
• Free on-site parking.

If you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, please email Rebecca.lyndon@marineacademy.org.uk.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from www.tedwraggtrust.co.uk/vacancy.
All applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role, and should be submitted to HR@tedwraggtrust.co.uk.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
Interview Date: to be confirmed

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationPlymouthDevon
  • Work Postcode

    Marine Academy Plymouth, attending all Plymouth sites as necessary


  • Reference

    KH2889


  • Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting


  • Salary Details

    Grade F £29,174 - £32,798


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date

    14/08/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes