Assistant Head of Academy Services

Posted 20 February by Meredith Consultancy Services Easy Apply

Our client are a Top 15 Accountancy Firm. One of their specialisms is providing accountancy services including Audit to Academy Schools to manage their client base and ensure that all work is carried out smoothly.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious driven individual who has proven experience in the academy sector.

Supporting 70 Academy Trusts he applicant will need to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and will be expected to work closely with our academy clients to provide the advice and support they require throughout the year.

Duties will include:

·Carrying out monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly support meetings with academy clients.

·Preparing agendas for the support meetings to ensure clients are updated on any important changes within the industry, funding opportunities, ESFA reporting deadlines etc.

·Carrying out termly academy assurance reviews and producing reports of findings.

·Keeping the partners and audit staff up to date with any changes in the industry.

·Preparing regular academy update newsletters and contributing towards the academy blogs.

·Providing financial training and assistance with software systems as required by clients

·Managing relationships with clients in an affective manner

·Deliver information to clients in timely manner

·Display in depth client and industry knowledge

·Display strong technical knowledge

·Display strong commercial awareness and the ability to work within budget


·Experience of working within the education sector and providing advice to academy schools

Skills required

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Good attention to detail

·Business entrepreneurship and commercial awareness

·Strong interpersonal skills

·Good technical skills

Personal qualities required

·Enthusiastic with a positive attitude




This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking for a long term role in a busy, friendly practice with a genuine future opportunity to progress within the organisation.

Reference: 34512951

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