Senior Management Accountant

Permanent
Finance/Pensions, School/Academy Services
Full Time
Nova Education Trust, The Sir Colin Campbell Building, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU
£35,000 – £45,000 - negotiable based on experience

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Multi Academy Trust as a Senior Management Accountant who will play a key role as a Finance Business Partner.

Due to the continuing growth of our Multi Academy Trust, we are looking to appoint a finance professional eager for a new challenge. Based at the Nova Education Trust offices at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park, the successful candidates will be a member of the Central Finance team and support the Chief Finance Officer in the production of financial information for Nova Education Trust and its schools.

Key to this role is the ability to develop an effective relationship with Heads of School and School Business Managers across our trust.  You will have experience of producing management accounts, budget setting, budgetary control and delivering month end processes and reporting.

You will work within a small team of Finance professionals who continually strive to improve systems and processes to ensure Nova is an employer of choice. You will a track record of finance business partnering and working in a professional and collaborative manner.

To be successful, you will have:

  • A level Qualifications or equivalent
  • Professional finance or finance related qualification at graduate level (i.e. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent)
  • Experience of using computerised finance packages


The Nova offices are in the Sir Colin Campbell building on the University of Nottingham Jubilee campus. This is a modern, purpose built campus with many state of the art, sustainable and environmentally friendly buildings. It has facilities available to our staff such as a Starbucks coffee shop, two cafes, a convenience store, a discounted gym and plenty of outdoor space including a series of lakes.

As part of the Nova Education Trust, you will enjoy the benefits of being part of our group of schools and have access to outstanding CPD, career development opportunities and a Westfield Health healthcare package. We also offer free parking and there are weekly networking events held on campus providing free drinks and cakes.

About the Nova Education Trust

The Nova Education Trust is a dynamic and growing Multi Academy Trust based in the East Midlands.  Our Trust Group is committed to providing high quality education to all our students, regardless of their backgrounds.  Our track record demonstrates our ability to deliver our core goal achievement for every child.  Our portfolio of schools covers both secondary and primary phases, working in a range of different contexts.

Our high expectations are central to the positive ethos that we develop throughout our group of partner schools.  This approach is focused on securing success for all our learners and providing them with the very best life opportunities.  Our motto is ‘Work Hard, Be Kind’.

We believe nothing is more important than making a difference to children.

To apply for this post please complete the online application on our website www.novaeducationtrust.net

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th July at 12pm

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