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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Permanent; Full time

Hours: 37.5 per week; Monday – Friday; 9:00am – 5:00pm

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: 25 days’ holiday per annum (pro-rata); 5% Employer/5% Employee Contribution Pension; On-site Gym/Pool

Closing Date: 19 December 2022

Start Date: To be Confirmed

Haileybury is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to support the work of the Finance Department, which provides a complete accounting service to all areas of the School. The Finance Department are responsible for ensuring that the financial needs of the School are planned for, and met through setting budgets, timely reporting based on account reconciliations and other controls.

The Accounts Assistant will have specific responsibilities but will also be expected to support other members of the department and provide cover where required. This is a collaborative department where workload is assessed and shared where necessary.

The majority of time spent in the role will be in supporting the Accounts Payable and Cash Posting functions to ensure that supplier invoices are coded, entered, authorised and paid in accordance with the agreed terms and procedures.

Accuracy and attention to detail are key skills to succeed in this role, which involves processing large volumes of information and adhering to deadlines.  It is also important to be able to build internal and external working relationships


Vacancy documents

To apply for the above position, please complete an Application Form, with reference to the Job Description and return it to HR@haileybury.com.

Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please see the full details of our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure and our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks. 

Job Description

Application Form