Integral and well established public sector organisation, offering an experienced Finance Officer an opportunity on an initial  temporary contract for 6 months paying an hourly rate of £12.75ph, working 37hrs a week Monday – Friday 9am-5pm with great longer term opportunities.

About The Role:

Making sure all transactions are posted accurately and within the appropriate reporting structure

Posting period end adjustments to ensure accuracy of accrual based accounts at transactional level for income, expenditure and balance sheet account

Managing the recording process, posting and maintaining schedules for all balance sheet transactions.

Maintaining a controlled and deadline-focussed month end and year end process with audit trails for each balance in the accounts including the appropriate sign off process for all contributors

Making sure that best practice procedures and controls are being correctly applied within the finance function and that associated procedure documents are kept relevant and current

Providing enquiry support to the wider business and making sure that published reports, forms and templates are correct and up to date including on the intra and extranet

Liaise with internal and external auditors when required and provide back up evidence to all accounting balances

Supporting senior staff in producing budget reports, income and expenditure, balance sheet and cashflow forecast

Providing cover and support to senior staff when required

Keeping up to date with relevant qualifications, best practice and training to ensure expertise is up to date

Supervision and support of more junior staff members to achieve teams objectives

Essential Skills & Experience

Good organisational skills and an ability to prioritise own workload

Ability to work to and manage strict deadlines

Ability to work to policy, procedures and guidelines

Flexibility and problem solving

Continued professional development to maintain knowledge and skills

IT literate and accurate inputting skills

Experience of computerised accounting packages

At least 3 years previous experience working in a finance environment managing processes and controls

A formal accounting qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or studying towards such a qualification, or qualified by experience is desirable.

Evidence of continued professional development to maintain knowledge and skills

About The Benefits

37 hours Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Great long term career opportunities

Close to public transport links

Free Parking Close by

£12.75 hourly pay rate

Weekly pay

To Apply

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