Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
Newport, Gwent
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to change in the Finance team, a fully qualified Accountant is required to further develop the Financial Accounts of the organisation.

Client Details

My client is a leading Public Sector organisation based in Newport


The Financial Accountant plays a key role in the organisation and is fully responsible for the production of the Statutory Accounts.

Working closely with the Head of Finance, the Financial Accountant will Lead and Manage a small team who are responsible for the timely production on the Financial Accounts of the organisation.

You will be the main point of contact with External Auditors.

You will develop a strategy for Treasury and Pension as well as managing the detailed VAT of the organisation.

This role will play a key role in the mentoring and development of more junior staff


The chosen candidate will be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)

You will have excellent technical Accounting skills including complex IFRS reporting

You will be very good on Microsoft Excel and be able to manipulate large volumes of data

You will be a strong mentor and leader and take pride in developing junior staff to allow for progression.

Job Offer

This role will last c12-18 months.

There is a real opportunity for this role turning Perm.

There are 2 pay options;

1 - Fixed Term Contract (salary up to £40,000 + access to the excellent pension scheme, 27 days annual leave)

2- Hourly rate (Salary up to £28 per hour PAYE/Umbrella co inclusive of 27 days annual leave, 1% Pension)

Immediate start available.

Interviews this week