Accountant

  • by Teqniq
  • Location Oakham, Rutland, UK
  • Salary £17.17 / hour
  • 73 days ago
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Job Description:

Seeking an experienced an Accountant to work on an 37 hour per week contract role to start on the 01-08-17 until the 30-08-18 with a likely extension. Would consider part qualified; ideally local government experience. 

Hours are: 9:00am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Overall Purpose of the Post:     

 

To be the lead finance professional for the Services for one of three Directorates as specified by the Finance Manager and to provide an efficient and effective financial management service to the Client.

 

Major Objectives:

 

Accountancy and Financial Management support for the Directorates

                                                           

Provide sound financial advice to budget managers and senior management ensuring awareness and compliance with Legislation, Client Policies and Procedures and Professional Standards.

                                                           

Contribute to the delivery of an innovative, forward thinking Financial Management Service.

 

Ensure the accurate and timely completion of required government financial returns.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ TRAINING/ EDUCATION:

 CCAB Qualified/ or in final year of qualification

 

EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE

 

A broad range of experience in a public service accountancy environment

 

Experience of liaison with operational staff and senior management

 

Experience of writing reports

 

SKILLS

Able to manage and prioritise workload(s) to meet deadlines

 

Competent in the use of computerised accounting systems, spreadsheets and word processors

 

Good interpersonal skills, able to relate to a wide range of people

 

Highly numerate, able to analyse and interpret complex financial information for presentation to a wide range of people

 

Able to write clearly, concisely and accuracy

 

Good proactive and problem solving skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Job Type Temporary, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Accountancy
  • Years Experience 2+ years