Financial Accountant - Central Government

City of Westminster, London (Greater)
£40,828 - £47,484
05 Feb 2018
05 Mar 2018
TS - FA1
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant – Central Government

Salary - £40,828 - £47,484

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading Government Department as a financial controller. The department has hugely important strategic objectives across a number of areas which are vastly important to the UK Economy. The role is based in the central Financial Accounting and Control team with a number of key responsibilities:

  • Management, design, development and operation of the Core Department’s finance systems and underpinning processes.
  • Financial control of the Core Department.
  • Preparation of the DCMS Core Department and Departmental Group Accounts (consolidating over 40 Arm’s Length Bodies).
  • Provision of sound technical financial advice to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Providing support to the Financial Controller in the preparation of the Core Department Accounts.
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors to ensure all queries are dealt with promptly.
  • The coordination and review of the reconciliation of the balance sheet and reconciling some key balance sheet accounts, including VAT and payroll control accounts.
  • All VAT matters including provision of advice, reviewing the production of quarterly VAT returns and resolving any issues.
  • Reviewing and processing journals into the financial system.

Key requirements:

  • Newly qualified accountant
  • Development and delivery of process improvements
  • Open to an audit/practice background
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrable attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence others
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good understanding of VAT

For more information about this role please get in touch with Tim Salmon – 02030319634 /

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