Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
REED Talent Solutions
Location
Bexley
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join our public sector client in Bexley.

As a Financial Reporting Accountant you will be directly responsible for the coordination of the closedown programme, production of the annual statement of account and management. To keep fully informed of the latest developments in respect of financial legislation/accountancy regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards and how this will impact on stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities.

To lead the nominated Council’s annual closure of accounts procedures, keeping budget holders fully informed of deadlines and information requirements in line with corporate guidelines.
To participate actively in the annual audit of accounts process, being a key contact for external auditors, replying to queries raised and responding proactively to audit recommendations
Lead and develop the production of all forms of the clients Financial Reporting
To review, develop and maintain a system of financial controls that are robust and efficient.
Develop and deliver appropriate training material for budget holders and finance colleagues to provide clear

The successful candidate will be CIPFA qualified or equivalent and have extensive experience of financial planning and budgeting.

Some local authority experience would be desirable.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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