Trust Accountant – Xavier Catholic Education Trust
Salary range: XCET 11 full time, term time (plus 2 weeks) £41,363 - £46,780 (depending on experience)
The Trust Accountant will support the Finance Director in providing leadership and management of all aspects of finance and contribute to the financial direction of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust which serves 15 schools, Teach Southeast and the Xavier Teaching School Hub.
The Trust Accountant will provide effective and efficient financial support for all schools within the Trust, ensuring all systems are up-to-date and reporting is timely and in line with required annual financial returns. You will work with our school finance leads and other external partners to co-ordinate with the work of the external auditor to prepare and submit audited statutory consolidated accounts.
The Trust Accountant will implement robust systems, processes and controls to monitor financial performance, driving change within the finance operation of the Trust, bringing greater efficiency in the way the Trust carries out its business.
Xavier Catholic Education Trust
The Xavier Catholic Education Trust (XCET) is a Surrey based, Catholic Trust currently made up of three secondary schools and twelve primary schools. The Xavier Catholic Education Trust is a dynamic, highly effective trust of successful schools providing the children in our care with the best possible education within a caring and supportive Catholic ethos.
We support the spiritual, moral, social, cultural and physical development of each child, as well as maximising progress, achievement and attainment to ensure their intellectual growth and to fulfil their potential.
The Xavier Catholic Education Trust also leads the Teach South East partnership and is a Teaching School Hub.
Our mission is to provide an outstanding Catholic education for all the children in our schools. We follow the example and teachings of Christ and everything we do will be inspired by gospel values. We strive for excellence in all areas of our work and cherish every child in our care.
The Central team supports the schools across a wide spectrum of areas including Finance, HR, Estates, communication, Teaching & Learning and support for children with additional needs. The team are based at Salesian School in Chertsey and travel to the individual schools on a regular basis.
Applications by application form
Closing date: Monday 20th September
Interviews : Friday 24th September
- Application pack
- Application form
This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.