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Posted: 04/07/2019
Reference: 765255
Job Type: Contract
Location: Avon, England (map)
Salary: £25.38 - £25.38
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Job description

Accountant 

 

A new opportunity has become available to co-ordinate, manage and lead on the production and delivery of the Statement of Accounts.

 

Main Duties

  • Co-ordinate and deliver a development plan to aid preparation for the following year’s closedown process
  • Develop accounting systems and associated processes
  • Prepare for the year end closedown of accounts
  • Produce the Council’s statement of accounts by the statutory deadline
  • Lead on the production and submission of the Whole of Government Accounts return
  • Lead conduit for external audit enquiries

 

Essential Skills and Experience   

  • Significant experience in producing Local Authority Statement of Accounts
  • Hold a recognised CCAB qualification (preferably CIPFA).
  • Demonstrate detailed technical knowledge, have experience in leading on a local government accounts closedown and therefore hit the ground running.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
  • Analyse complex data and provide solutions and recommendations to achieve appropriate outcomes and have the ability to communicate this effectively at all levels.

 

Desirable Experience 

  • Experience of development financial systems
  • Familiar with Civica

 

Additional Information

 

  • £25.38 per hour
  • Hours:  37
  • Yate, Gloucestershire

 

Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560

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