Financial Accountant

Recruiter
ASA Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Financial Accountant with strong knowledge of local government accounting? We are seeking a Financial Accountant for an initial 2 - 3 month contract based in East Lothian. As a key member of the wider Finance Team, your duties will include: · Interpret and apply new financial accounting requirements within the financial accounts · Act as the Finance representative at Departmental meetings · Provide excellent financial advice and guidance · Assist in the training and development of staff · Develop timely and robust financial accounting forecasts Essential requirements: · Qualified accountant with a membership of a CCAB professional accounting body · Experience of working within a local authority environment · Experience of financial modelling · Ability to communicate complex or technical issues effectively · Skilled user of IT packages and accounting systems If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role then please click on the link below to apply. We would love to hear from you! ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland's largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified. YOU SEEK WE FIND