Financial accountant

Recruiter
Location
England, Somerset, Bath
Salary
£38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Ref
6881830
Contact
Maurice Pearce
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will have Business partnering responsibilities providing advice and guidance on capital projects , you will be assisting the Head Of Finance and the CEO on addressing various finance matters .

Our education client is looking for a Qualified Accountant with preferably Local Government / Public Sector experience / Education (Not essential) to join their busy Finance team.

This role will be supporting services, dealing with financial statements, understanding and producing balance sheets, completing finance calculations, and understanding the source of income to expenditure.

Salary - £38.000 - £45.000 DOE

Qualifications/Experience:

Essential:
· Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or CIPFA)
· Experience of computerised accounting systems and the major financial requirements of a large
organisation.
· Experience of preparation of financial statements and other financial reports.
· Knowledcge of UK GAAP

Desirable:

  • Graduate in relevant discipline.
  • · To have worked in the Finance Department in an Educational or similar organisation.

Skills & Knowledge

Essential:
· To have good understanding of current UK GAAP.
∙ To have indepth knowledge of Microsoft Excel for Windows and Microsoft Word for Windows.
Broad experience of popular PC applications including email, spreadsheets, databases and word
processing
∙ Ability to prepare high quality financial reports and documents.
∙ Ability to interpret financial reports and budgetary information and ability to provide guidance and
direction to nonfinancial managers.

Desirable:
· Knowledge of VAT, and partial exemption methods.
∙ Knowledge of HE finance environment.

Personal Qualities:

Essential:
· Highly self-motivated
∙ Logical thoughtful approach, capable of supporting views with carefully thought out reasons.
∙ Able to communicate effectively both with colleagues within finance and outside of finance.
∙ Able to prioritise on key tasks/objectives

If the above interests you then please send your CV for more information.

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