Financial Accountant - 12 month fixed term contract

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Bristol
Salary
£39000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
14021884/001
Contact
Sophie Willis
Sector
Public sector
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Local Authroity based in the Bristol area.

Client Details

Local Authroity based in the Bristol area.

Description

Our client are looking to appoint an experienced, qualified accountant to co-ordinate, manage and lead on the production and delivery of their Statement of Accounts. The applicant needs to have experience of producing local government accounts and hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification. The post is limited term for a period of approximately 12 months.

Main Duties:
* Prepare for the year end closedown of accounts
* Produce the Council's statement of accounts by the statutory deadline
* Lead conduit for external audit enquiries
* Co-ordinate and deliver a development plan to aid preparation for the following year's closedown process
* Develop accounting systems and associated processes

Profile

  • Qualified Accoutnant
  • Government or Public Sector experience
  • Immediate or quick availability

Job Offer

  • Basic salary of £39-42,000
  • Competetive holiday allowance and Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 12 month contract

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