This impressive organisation has recently opened their doors to recruit an up and coming financial accountant to join their fast paced finance function. As a member of this dynamic team you will be given a solid platform to progress within your role. This role allows the individual the opportunity to work alongside a diverse range of stakeholders with a broad range of expertise. This local authority are known for their excellent working benefits and the enviable work life balance that is promoted organisation wide.
Key accountabilities include:
- Preparation of monthly management reports and statutory annual accounts including taking responsibility for the month and year end financial models as well as coordinating the annual external audit.
- Supporting Finance Business Partners
- Preparing monthly VAT returns, data returns, monthly payroll deductions and ownership of balance sheet reconciliations.
- Mentoring and developing allocated team members such as an apprentice
- Leading of period-end closure activities; monthly management reports and statutory annual accounts.
The successful applicant will be an up and coming financial accountant with an appetite for adding to their existing financial knowledge. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent. Applicants must possess a professional qualification such as CIPFA, ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA. Strong excel skills are a desirable factor for this post as well as demonstrable knowledge working within the public sector. You must be confident in your ability to communicate across all platforms with senior stakeholders.