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Assistant Management Accountant

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is one of the largest independent providers of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We partner closely with Local Authorities and UK foster carers to create the best possible opportunities and outcomes for child fostering. Now with Acorn Care and Education a part of the NFA family we provide education and care across 19 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our Team in Bolton.


About the role

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager for Education and Residential you will be required to provide day to day financial support to the Education and Residential division. You will take an active and evolving role in producing accurate and timely monthly management accounts for multiple schools and residential homes across the group.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the production of monthly management accounts, the annual budget and quarterly forecasts for multiple cost centres, with support from the Senior Finance Manager and ensuring that invoicing is completed in a timely manner. You will liaise with the management and teams to ensure all details are up to date for invoicing and assist with improvements to their finance processes where required.


Who we are looking for

We are ideally looking for a part qualified management/financial accountant with relevant experience who is keen to complete their CIMA/ACCA professional accountancy qualification, which will be fully supported. This is a great role for someone with an ambition to grow within an organisation.

Experience of Access Dimensions would be advantageous, though not essential. It is essential that you are able to meet tight deadlines, showing good initiative to take ownership of tasks. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships throughout the group. Please note regular travel to schools/offices across the UK will be required



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Permanent - Full Time


up to £25,000 dependent on experience


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