Schools Accountant

Schools Accountant


FTE salary: up to £26,795 p.a (depending on experience)

Date Ending

July 27, 2021



Contract: Permanent fulltime at 37 hours (5 days) per week, 52 weeks per year

Part time working at 29.6 hours (4days) per week, and Term Time plus 2 weeks* (40 weeks) will also be considered.

 *Please note: Term Time plus 2 weeks is 39 weeks during School Term Time and 1 week during school holidays.

 Location: Based in Hertfordshire.


Do you have strong experience of book keeping, producing budget reports and accounts? 

Have you ever considered a career in education finance where you can use your transactional skills to support schools to make a difference to children’s life chances across Herts and beyond?

Would you enjoy applying your knowledge and experience to support schools leaders in managing their finances?

If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd where you can make a positive difference and further develop your career in education finance.

In this role, you will manage a portfolio of schools within your allocated area of Hertfordshire to provide advice on both the school’s current financial position and future projections. In addition to this you will provide financial guidance to support the school’s aims of continually driving forward the quality of teaching and learning. This is a busy and stimulating role which requires commitment, resilience and professionalism, but gives flexibility and independent working in line with the service requirements of your schools, e.g. meeting school leaders.

We are seeking an individual with accounting experience, who may be part AAT/ CCAB/ CGMA qualified, and has the skills to produce accounts and budget reports that school leaders can trust.

Due to Covid-19, the team are currently collecting documents from their allocated schools and operating remotely to support their schools. In the future, post Covid-19, onsite support will be provided so a full driving licence and access to a car, which is insured for business purposes is essential.

If you want to be a part of our Financial Services team of passionate individuals, motivated to working together in the interests of children, then please get in touch.

Would you like to know some more about this opportunity? If so please contact hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk for pro-rata salary calculations or for an insight into the role from an employee’s perspective.

If you have any queries please contact Stephen Shaw who would be happy to chat to you, please email stephen.shaw@hertsforlearning.co.uk


If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to the hfl.recruitment email address above.

The Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on this email address for any recruitment queries.

We would love to hear from you.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 23:59

Interview Date:  TBC

Please note that interviews are being completed remotely.