Accountant

Recruiter
Spencer Clarke Group Ltd
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Spencer Clarke Group are working closely with Stoke-On-Trent Council to appoint an Accountant to their team. The role is on a full time, agency contract for 3+ months which is highly likely to be extended on an ongoing basis.

The working hours are Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00 with the role offering a rate of pay of £18.71 per hour.

Job Summary

To work as part of a developing commercially focused team to provide financial and commercial advice to a range of services and transformational projects across the Council.

Key Deliverables:

* To work as part of a developing commercially focused team to provide financial and commercial advice to a range of services and transformational projects across the Council.

* To provide financial and commercial advice in relation to the procurement, negotiation, implementation and contract management of major Council projects and national finance initiatives...

* To support the delivery of an integrated, robust financial planning process by the provision of high quality, accurate, timely and relevant information.

* To ensure that all strategic and operational plans are supported by the provision of high quality, accurate, timely and relevant information and robust investment appraisals.

* To provide high quality, accurate, relevant and timely monitoring and forecasting information.

* To provide high quality, accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting information to meet statutory and stakeholder needs including service managers, Elected Members, partners, auditors and the public.

* To provide direction, financial advice and guidance to stakeholders/service managers and working groups as required.

In order to be considered you must have:

* Well-developed networking, advocacy, oral, written and presentational skills with the ability to represent the Councils policies and views to stakeholders.

* Understanding of local government financial accounting

* CCAB Qualified with full current membership and CPD participation

Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated, expert consultant with extensive market knowledge.

Here are just a few of the benefits of working with us:

* Access to a huge range of excusive temporary and permanent opportunities

* Post-Placement Aftercare

* Subsidised training specific to your role

* Free DBS Checks

* Loyalty Reward Scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers.

* Market Leading referrals of up to £500.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please contact Richard at Spencer Clarke Group as soon as possible

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