Financial Accountant

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment
Newport, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an ACA/ACCA qualified Accountant seeking a move into the Public Sector?

If so, our client is seeking a Financial Accountant to join their Operational Delivery team. The Financial Accountant will benefit from excellent civil service benefits, including, flexible working and free on-site parking.

We are seeking an ACA/ACCA qualified individual who can demonstrate previous Financial Accounting experience within a large, complex organisation.

The Financial Accountant needs to be able to exhibit the following skills;

·Proven ability of producing annual accounts meeting audit scrutiny.

·Proven record of applying modified historic cost accounting meeting audit scrutiny.

·Strong communication skills drafting and verbal; in particular an ability to describe technical issues to a non-technical audience.

·Significant experience of managing people and driving teams to deliver successful outcomes in a fast-paced environment, building a team and promoting continuous improvement.

·Able to set priorities, analysing and using evidence to evaluate options before arriving at well -reasoned justifiable decisions.

·Able to Communicate with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm, at senior level establishing a strong direction and a persuasive future vision.

·Experience in maintaining positive professional relations ships with a wide range of parties.

·Experience building capability within your team, focusing on continuous development for oneself, others and the organisation.

Financial Accountant duties and responsibilities;

·Maintain control over financial accounting system data, resource and balance sheet expense code hierarchy, and accounting procedures to ensure monthly and annual accounts meet audit scrutiny.

·Produce monthly and annual accounts on a timely basis which meet audit scrutiny.

·Maintain knowledge of VAT legislation, maximising the recovery of VAT.

·Ensure the production of Whole of Government Accounts.

·Construct FSG and Discoverer Reports.

·Provide professional advice and assistance.

·Manage and develop staff.

·Maintain Continual Professional Development.

Mon-Fri 37 hours per week with flexible working arrangements between 7:00am-7:00pm

Fantastic opportunity offering family friendly working options, generous holiday entitlement of 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years' service 9 public bank holidays.

If this role is not quite right for you but know someone suitable, be sure to make use of our Candidate Referral Scheme.

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment is acting as a Finance Recruitment Agency to recruit this role on behalf of a client.

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