Financial Accountant

Location
England, London, East London
Salary
£47000 - £52000 per annum + Civil Service benefits
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
14036568/001
Contact
Natalie Piantino
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Financial Accountant role with an independent government agency based in East London. Fixed-term contract opportunity focussed on financial reporting and streamlining processes.

Client Details

Public Sector and Government agency in East London which is embarking upon a period of significant change.

Description

As Financial Accountant your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering reconciliations and month end processes
  • Coordinating with internal and external auditors
  • Year end reporting and accounts preparation
  • Managing the fixed asset register
  • Ensuring that accounting policies and processes capture the changes to accounting standards (IFRS 16)
  • Mentoring the two apprentices working in the Financial Accounting team
  • Deputising for the Financial Accounting Manager as and when required
  • Consistently seeking to improve and streamline processes

Profile

  • Fully qualified accountant with at least 2 years' post-qualification experience
  • Experience of working in a commercial or not-for-profit/public sector environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and changes to accounting standards
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Excel

Job Offer

  • Salary of £50,000, as well as fantastic benefits package
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to develop your career in a diverse organisation


(Financial Accountant - Public Sector and Government - East London)

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