Accounting Technician

Employer
Leicester City Council
Location
Leicester City Centre
Salary
£28,672 - £31,346
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

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Sector
Local council

Job Details

About the job

Do you have a full AAT / part CCAB qualification and want to join a busy finance team within an all-round accounts post?

Reporting to an Accountant, we are seeking 2 strong Accounting Technicians to cover an array of areas within accountancy. You can expect a variety of tasks and duties, covering the likes of reconciliation work, budget monitoring, annual accounts and costing.

You will thrive in supporting the departments by providing sound financial advice and through the provision of training.  You will ensure the financial integrity of the organisation is maintained through your work.

We are seeking the successful post holder to work a 37-hour week. Working hours are typically daytime, Monday to Friday. 

Interviews will commence as soon as possible in line with completed applications. 

Your role

You will prepare consolidated budgets, budget monitoring and account information, as well as undertake reconciliation work where necessary. By assisting cost centre managers, you will also be involved with the monitoring of revenue and capital budgets, leading to the statement of accounts preparation.

You will assist in the preparation of grant claims, complete statistical returns and maintain all financial records. You can also expect to assist with costings, revenue and capital budgets, and outturn forecasts, along with supporting the statement of accounts preparation.

What you'll need

You will prepare consolidated budgets, budget monitoring and account information, as well as undertake reconciliation work where necessary. By assisting cost centre managers, you will also be involved with the monitoring of revenue and capital budgets, leading to the statement of accounts preparation.

You will assist in the preparation of grant claims, complete statistical returns and maintain all financial records. You can also expect to assist with costings, revenue and capital budgets, and outturn forecasts, along with supporting the statement of accounts preparation.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Rupert Mastin (Resourcing Consultant) @; Rupert.mastin@leicester.gov.uk

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.

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