Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Real
Location
Coventry
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am looking to recruit a financial accountant to support a key Council client with their end of year final accounts. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience of undertaking a similar role within a Local or Central Government Organisation. The purpose of the role is to play a key role in the financial management of the Council in accordance with legislative requirements, preparation and monitoring of budgets, final accounts, statistics and statutory financial returns ensuring the financial integrity of the Council's accounts and aid the decision making across the Council at all levels. The main duties are: * Working in conjunction with other accountants, finalise the Council's Accounts within agreed timescales. * Complete necessary statutory returns arising from the Final Accounts, in accordance with standard accounting practices to achieve an unqualified audit opinion. * Production of the Council's Statement of Accounts in accordance with the Accounting Code of Practice and CIPFA requirements. * Production of the Detailed Audit Working Papers and liaise with the Council's External Auditors. If you are interested in this role, please apply below. To find out more about Real please visit (url removed) Real Staffing, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales