Financial Accountant

Grafters Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Hailsham, UK
19 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
1) To manage the production of the annual statement of accounts, in accordance with legislation, codes of practice and professional guidance, and the associated supporting evidence and reconciliations, working with the Financial Services Manager and others to ensure that the business receives a unqualified audit report.

(2) Work with Directors and Heads of Service across the whole organisation to ensure risks associated with the production of the statement of accounts are identified and managed accordingly

(3) To prepare grant claims in accordance with legislation and within prescribed timescales.

(4) To liaise with the external auditor on final accounts, grant claims and specific project work as necessary.

(5) Ensure other parts of Financial Services and the organisation as a whole are kept abreast of any significant implications arising from changes in accounting rules.

(6) Through review of balance sheet / control accounts reconciliations, ensure the balances reported in the financial statements are complete and accurate.

(7) Manage the fixed assets register of the organisation and all the capital and asset accounting.

(8) To complete statistical returns to Central Government, CIPFA, Local Authority Associations, etc, including VAT returns, as required and within prescribed timescales.

(9) To prepare, where appropriate, reports for Cabinet/Corporate Management Team, and advise on financial implications of other reports.

(10) To abide by the Council's Equal opportunity Policy Statement which makes a commitment to promote equal opportunities and race equality in Wealden.

(11) To act in accordance with the Council's health and Safety policy to take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work activity.

(12) To perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.

We endeavour to reply to all applications, however, if you haven`t heard from us within 7 days, you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by Grafters Recruitment Consultants / Grafters Accountancy Personnel

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