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Service Accountant

Employer
London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Location
Barking, London (Greater)
Salary
£40,869 – £43,860
Closing date
17 Jan 2021

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Sector
Local government, Borough councils, Local council
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Job Details

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is looking to recruit a Service Accountant to provide efficient and effective advice, information and guidance for specific group of schools as part of a traded service.

• You will support the preparation of relevant forecasts for capital and revenue estimates/budgets in consultation with the Headteacher, School Business Manager and Governors and to support the overall management of the DSG and the Council’s relationship with its maintained schools.

• You will provide support for schools year end financial returns including cash reconciliation, accruals, income and expenditure statement and balances, including submission of the schools capital returns, and submission of quarterly CFR returns to the LA and on COLLECT.

• It will be essential for the successful candidate to be a Part-Qualified CCAB or Qualified Accounting Technician or equivalent with experience working with schools OR have a knowledge of schools finance (Qualified by Experience) You will be expected to demonstrate and evidence current relevant experience.

• As an employer we offer a competitive pay package that is fair, a decent pension for the future and employee benefits that make life just a little bit easier. Our Staff benefits includes a generous annual leave entitlement, LG pension scheme, learning & development, flexible working, employee support, support groups and “Wider Wallet” scheme which enable staff to access discounts on many high street stores and local businesses and save money on theme parks, theatre, cinema and eating out. There are also travel and holiday discounts, and health plans. For further information about this role, please refer to the job description.

Special requirements for this post

Prospective candidates should have practical experience in working with School, experience of schools finance is essential.

About us

As an employer we offer a competitive pay package that is fair, a decent pension for the future and employee benefits that make life just a little bit easier. Our staff benefits includes a generous annual leave entitlement, LG pension scheme, learning & development, flexible working, employee support, support groups and "Wider Wallet" scheme which enable staff to access discounts on many high street stores and local businesses and save money on theme parks, theatre, cinema and eating out. There are also travel and holiday discounts and health plans. Our DRIVE Values DELIVER our best every day - and do what we've promised. RESPOND in a prompt positive way to our community's needs INSPIRE others with our attitude and actions VALUE people for who they are and what they can do ENGAGE with others to improve our resilience and flexibility

Closing Date: 17th January 2021

Interviews: 22nd January

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