Finance Bursar

  • Berkshire

  • Reading Blue Coat School

  • Competitive

  • Full-time


Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Bursar to join our School


We are seeking an experienced Finance Bursar to support the Bursar by leading on all elements of accounting and financial management of the School on both day to day and longer term strategic basis.

The core element of the role is the financial management of the School, but it is also wide ranging in terms of acting as a business partner to various departments and supporting the delivery of events and activities from a financial management perspective.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; able to effectively plan and organise their own demanding workload and direct reports; use their own initiative to deliver on time critical tasks.

An appropriate accounting qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA (or equivalent UK or international qualification), together with excellent management accounting skills at a strategic level is essential.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week from 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday with a You will be entitled to 25 days’ paid holiday per year, plus public holidays.

We offer an exceptional working environment and an attractive rewards package, including excellent benefits such as a pension scheme with 8% employer contribution; free meals; extensive staff discounts; tax saving cycle to work and car leasing schemes; free sports and leisure facilities; Employee Assistance Programme; and a strong commitment to professional development.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: or contact the HR department, Tel: 0118 933 5813 email:

Closing date: 09:00 on Wednesday 8 June 2022

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the UK.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check. Registered charity number 1087839.


Further Information

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Reading Blue Coat School

Holme Park, Sonning Lane,, Sonning, Berkshire, RG4 6SU

  • 719 Day Boys (11-18)
  • 101 Day Girls (16-18)
  • HMC, ISC, SoH

0118 9441005

Closing Date: 01 July 2022