Accounts Technician

11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Technician

Our client based in Salisbury is looking for an Accounts Technician to support their Finance Function.
The role will include maintenance of records, distribution of information, participating in events or co-ordinating application/assessment processes. You will act as a point of contact for the finance department and provide appropriate advice and guidance.

You will be responsible for:
Providing support to the company's finance function through the accurate and timely maintenance, preparation and production of financial management information. You will be required to provide advice and support to business managers on carrying out the treasury management activities, making day-to-day decisions and negotiating with brokers/financial institutions to borrow or invest cash.

You must have:
· Experience of financial administration and accountancy practice, preferably in a public sector environment (but not essential).
· Be fully qualified AAT (Level 4), or relevant equivalent experience
· Have knowledge of local government finance
· Hold a Full Valid Driving License

· Assist with the preparation and management of the company's annual budget. Including maintaining the budget recorded on the Finance System and the management of all requests in compliance with the Financial Regulations.

· Preparation of budget monitoring statements using the specialised software tool (Excelerator) within the FMIS (Fixed asset management software) and the provision of ad-hoc budgetary reports (and advice) to budget managers.

· Maintenance of the budget recorded on the FMIS and management of all virement requests in accordance with the Financial Regulations.

· Carry out various year-end accounting adjustments to enable the accounts to be closed and preparation of parts of the Statement of Accounts in line with statutory and professional guidelines.

· Provide supporting cover arrangements for the Financial Systems Manager and the Exchequer Manager to include - payroll upload, creditor/customer set-ups, user set-ups and BACS and cheque payment runs.

· Accurately and promptly record all miscellaneous income received and prepare this for banking. Posting of these records to the general ledger (GL) on the Finance System (Agresso).

· Maintenance and reconciliation of a range of accounts in respect of payments to payroll third parties (external) such as HMRC and ensuring payroll journals as completed as necessary to ensure the accurate coding of such costs on the General Ledger and recharges to external bodies.

· Collation and maintenance of a number of returns, registers and financial databases, to ensure compliant with relevant accounting standards and recommended practice.

This is a great opportunity for somebody that is qualified to the required level with some work experience within a finance role.

Hours - 37 hours per week between Monday and Friday.
Free on site park (and expenses paid to other locations).
Duration - 2 year fixed term contract.

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th February

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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