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Assistant Accountant Social Services


Job Description:

Assistant Accountant Social Services needed in Hengoed paying £16.71 per hr PAYE Ref:5187567

This role is working full time hours on a temporary basis

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day management of specified staff, offering advice on prioritising workload.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Social Services revenue budget calculations in line with corporate guidelines and timescales.
  • Contribute towards the development of medium term financial plans for the Social Services Directorate by identifying cost pressures and potential efficiencies.
  • Contribute to the closure of the Social Services revenue accounts in line with corporate guidelines and timescales.
  • Contribute towards the maintenance of the financial accounts for the directorate.
  • Produce regular budget monitoring information and to ensure that budget holders are aware of the implications of this information.
  • Produce costings for service delivery options.
  • Develop, implement and review systems which will assist budget holders to manage budgets effectively.
  • Provide training in budgetary control techniques and systems.
  • Provide advice on financial coding to ensure that all income and expenditure within social services can be identified to an appropriate budget.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • An understanding of the purpose of financial codes
  • An understanding of commitment accounting
  • An understanding of accruals and prepayments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Conversant with a variety of IT applications including Microsoft Excel and Word

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Accountancy

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