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Assistant Group Accountant


If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!


About the Group

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is the largest independent providers of high-quality foster care, special needs education and residential care.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.


About the role

Reporting to the Senior Group Accountant you will be required to provide day to day support to the Group finance team. You will take an active and evolving role in producing accurate monthly management accounts and providing banking support to the divisional finance teams.

The successful candidate will be a key resource in terms of the year end audit and production of the annual statutory accounts and corporation tax returns. The role will assist with the production of annual budgets and help to monitor cash flow across the group.


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.


Why work for us?

  • Private health care
  • Dental cover
  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension

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.

Quick Information

Permanent - Full Time


£24000 - £26000 dependent on experience


Closing Date:

Supporting files:

Policy Document
Job Description & Person Specification

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