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Audit Consultant
Home Based

As a trusted partner to over 2,000 schools and academy trusts, Strictly Education is proud to deliver an integrated education support service solution across HR, payroll & finance, premises, IT and school governance. By alleviating operational and administrative burdens, we ensure the school runs efficiently, freeing up time and leaving staff to focus on teaching the children.


To provide a high-quality financial & strategic consultancy service to allocated client schools and other educational bodies who purchase services from Strictly Education in accordance with SE Service Agreements. 


To seek to grow the business by identifying new business opportunities and new clients. 


Working with and supporting CEOs, CFOs, head teachers, school business managers and governors in Schools to raise awareness of the financial processes and procedures required and further develop the use of relevant school and or MAT software as appropriate.  


To take the operational lead and appropriate level of delivery on the Internal Scrutiny portfolio in conjunction with the Audit Manager. 


Be accountable for the professional discharge of duties to client and to the Audit Manager.


The ideal applicant will be a qualified or newly qualified accountant through a recognised professional body (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, IIA) with an external/internal audit background or similar relevant experience. 


If you have experience working in the education sector, through auditing schools or academy trusts or colleges, this would be ideal but not essential. 


You are ambitious and proactive looking at new ways of working and willing to own your own professional development. 


You will be agile in your approach and be comfortable working at home, in an office and on-site at a school or academy trust. 


Candidates must be prepared to travel extensively, often at short notice to services nationwide. Driving licence is essential and this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS.  


As an equal opportunities’ employer, we celebrate diversity and flexibility, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our incredible team.

We offer: 

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 36 days (28+8 bank holidays) +1 for every year of service (up to a maximum of 5) 
  • Hybrid or remote working across the country 
  • Learning & Development? 
  • Flexible benefits package including Healthcare Scheme and ability to purchase additional Annual Leave. 

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role. 


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