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Headlands School Seeks Forward-Thinking Accountant

Large local comprehensive school, based in the coastal town of Bridlington and with over 1,200 students, are seeking a vibrant, forward thinking Accountant to join their team.

Headlands School is a local authority maintained coastal secondary school and 6th Form, based in the seaside town of Bridlington, in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Headlands School plays a pivotal role within the local area and has over 1,200 students attending from year 7 to 6th Form.

As a developing school, they thrive on producing well-rounded, articulate, open minded students, with over 40 highly qualified, professional, enthusiastic teachers to lead the way.

Headlands School students leave the school with a strong sense of self and a keen awareness of – and sensitivity to – the world around them.

With over 40 supporting staff within the school, led by Headteacher Sarah Bone who joined Headlands school in 2013, they are a close-knit team championing new innovative ideas, a culture of creativity and forward thinking.

The Headlands School team work closely together to produce the best outcomes for the school, and this is always with the students’ future in mind.

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An excellent opportunity

Headlands School are committed to working together to provide engaging experiences that enable their students to enjoy learning and achieve their full potential, develop skills to respond to a diverse and ever-changing society, and grow into confident and successful adults. Due to change and development within the supporting staff team, Headlands School are now seeking an Accountant who will report directly to the Director of Business Operations. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and driven individual who can demonstrate experience of working in a similar environment and who want to join Headlands School on their exciting journey.

The Opportunity and Person

The Role – Accountant

As the Accountant you will play a key role within the support team and work closely with the Director of Business Operations, Head Teacher and Board of Governors. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop a broad understanding of the operational landscape of the school and to be able to effectively convert this into a financial picture that allows for non-finance colleagues to quickly grasp key concepts.

The Person – Accountant

To be the successful Accountant, you will have sound finance experience and hold an AAT qualification or part qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA  or looking to carry on studies. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, commercially aware, analytical individual who can demonstrate a track record of proactively suggesting improvements and new methods of working and reporting, problem-solving and decision-making, coupled with a flexible outlook, willingness to adopt change and take ownership for work.

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