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Senior Accountant

A highly reputable and unique public sector company have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join their team on an initial 6 month contract.

The ideal individual will be a Qualified Accountant, however part qualified will also be considered based on previous experience.

This is an important role within a fast paced accountancy team with the successful candidate being responsible for undertaking a wide range of finance related activities.

You will be required to have a strong background within Public Sector and experience supporting the FD with budget management, year end accounting and treasury related processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management and coordination of year end activity.
  • Input into Revenue Budget Monitoring.
  • Support the group with budget management.
  • Year end accounting.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.
  • Support with pension and payroll.
  • Statutory and management accounts preparation.

Person Specification:

  • Background working within Public Sector (essential)
  • Experience with zero based budget management. (essential)
  • Knowledge of financial systems and processes.
  • Knowledge of payroll and pensions.
  • Practical experience in Tax and VAT.
  • Good written skills and use of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced Excel user.

Salary up to £46K.

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