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Accountant

Job Title Accountant
Contract Type
Contract Duration
Location Liverpool
Salary £13.63 per hour
Job Published over 2 years ago
REF RA-LI-032
Contact Name Tabea
Contact Email tabea@rayassociates.co.uk

Job Description

For our Liverpool based client we are currently looking for an experienced Accountant to start on 26th of February. Please do not apply if you are not able to start from this date. Local government experience is of advantage.

The role involves to:

  • Assist in the provision of regular cyclical and ad-hoc budgetary control information and advice to budget holders at all levels, ensuring the needs and requirements of budget holders are met under the supervision of the Finance Manager
  • Assist in the maintenance of financial information systems including input and monitoring of budget virements, accountancy journals etc., clearance of suspense accounts, monitoring of holding accounts and establishment of new accounting codes and structures
  • Assist in the annual closure of accounts process ensuring compliance with all current statutory and professional accounting codes and financial reporting requirements
  • Assist in the preparation of financial appraisals and performance projections including financial implications of service proposals under the supervision of the Finance Manager

Please apply if you:

  • Are a Part Qualified Accountant CCAB (preferably CIPFA); or AAT qualified (or equivalent)
  • Can provide evidence of continuing professional development
  • Have knowledge of financial software packages, enquiry packages and corporate accounting systems, preferably SAP
  • Have experience of working accurately with procedures and deadlines in a financial environment and providing advice on those procedures
  • Have experience of and the ability to prepare budgets and final accounts within a framework of recognised accounting standards
  • Have experience of providing budgetary control and unit cost information
  • Have experience of Local Government finance and ability to adapt to future developments 

Ref: RA-LI-032 | Published: 09th Feb 2018