Accountant

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Accounting, Public Sector
Region:
East Anglia
Location:
Cambridge
Salary:
£33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted:
07/01/2020
Recruiter:
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Job Ref:
AdvEU_831450

Accountant – Cambourne – 12 month contract – �33-40K per annum PAYE

We are currently recruiting for an Accountant to work for a public sector organisation based in Cambourne on a 12 month contract. This role would particularly suit candidates with accountancy experience within a local authority or wider public sector.

Duties:

* Prepare financial monitoring reports and projections, in liaison with finance covering revenue and capital, income and expenditure, to ensure that the financial position of the shared planning service is managed.
* Develop and update financial information to support the medium term financial strategy for the business
* Work with finance and other service areas across the business
* Develop and enhance the shared service’s financial processes and systems to ensure that they provide efficient and effective support to the key work areas of budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis.
* Complete benchmarking exercises as required, to identify opportunities for service improvements or efficiencies.
* Train and supervise staff in the completion and maintenance of tasks within the designated areas of responsibility within the team.
* Undertake any other duty as required, and deemed appropriate by your line manager

Skills and experience:

* Experience of working in a finance and accounting role in a complex organisation to include providing advice and guidance on financial processes, procedures and requirements to non-financial managers and staff.
* CCAB accountancy qualification, or equivalent, or demonstrable experience of working at this level.
* Evidence of continuing professional development.
* Knowledge and understanding of relevant financial legislation.
* Project management and development skills to provide financial support for projects as required, e.g. alternative delivery models for services.
* Capable of using the key elements of Microsoft
* Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) to a high level
* Capable of using a large financial management system and related reporting software

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 831450

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

Contact Details:
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Tel: 0161 374 7973
Contact: Advantage Resourcing
Email:

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