Senior Accounting Technician

England, Gloucestershire, Stroud
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
15 Sep 2020
13 Oct 2020
Harry Ataou
Job Title
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Accounting Technician-Remote / Office Working - Part-Time or Full-Time - Stroud, Gloucestershire-Hays

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading public sector organisation to recruit for a dynamic and hands-on Part-Time or Full-Time Senior Accounting Technician based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. A 12-month fixed term contract supporting the Senior Accountant working within a small and close-knit accounting team. An exciting opportunity offering part-remote working and flexibility, where you can really add value and influence various internal teams within the organisation.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve budget preparation, including preparation of annual revenue estimates for specified services, salary estimates across all services, in line with the organisations budget strategy and in consultation with various service managers. You maintain and develop systems that ensure effective budgetary control, monthly and quarterly reporting for budget holders and senior management, along with providing support/advice to various projects and partnerships on all financial matters; and training on the financial systems. You will assist in the closure of the general fund revenue accounts within year-end including accruals, reconciliations, explanations of variations between budgets and outturns.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this hands-on Senior Accounting Technician vacancy you will need experience within a similar position, excellent communication skills to build relationships internally/externally, along with experience managing budgets and expenditure. You will be able to manage your own workloads with a pro-active and dynamic working approach, advising/challenging internal teams when needed to explain financial implications. You will be AAT qualified or qualified by experience, trained in a range of accounting systems with a good level of MS Excel skill. It would be advantageous but not essential if you have experience with Agresso accounting system and have worked within a local council previously.

What you'll get in return

This Senior Accounting Technician position is offering a salary between £28,000 - £32,000 per annum (Full-time or Pro-rata) on a 12 months fixed term contract based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Hours are flexible offering part-time or up to full-time (37 hours per week) for the right candidate, the role will involve remote and office working. A great opportunity in a leading public sector organisation where you can really add value and influence others.

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