Financial Accountant, Edinburgh £150-£220 day rate
Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are currently partnered with a leading public sector organisation in Edinburgh to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is a daily rate contract from £150 - £220 per day depending on experience. Your new company is a dynamic and highly reputable establishment in their industry, and the role will be for a 3-month period to assist with year-end and audit.
Your new role
You will be responsible for delivering quality and relevant audit work across a diverse range of clients. With a particular focus on the public sector, you will use professional and technical expertise and experience to challenge and support audited bodies to be accountable, to demonstrate sound governance and to achieve continuous improvement. You will liaise with key external stakeholders, working to build relationships.
What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will be a qualified accountant with the experience and technical expertise necessary to deal with a variable workload. You will come from a practice background, and preferably you will have experience dealing with public sector audits. You will be a team player with strong communication skills, and you will deliver reports with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Furthermore, you will possess the ability to use your own initiative and suggest new ideas for the development of the business.
What you'll get in return
This is a short-term day rate contract on a 3-month basis initially, which will give you invaluable experience working for a leading public sector organisation. You will enjoy the benefits of a competitive day rate and will join a high performing team based in the centre of Edinburgh.
What you need to do now
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