Accountant

Recruiter
Pertemps
Location
Forfar, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1234854243
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accountant
Location: Forfar
Duration: 9th September 2019 - 8th September 2021
Pay Rate: Competitive
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm


Pertemps Dundee are recruiting on behalf of our client, a well know Public Sector organisation, for an Accountant. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that accountancy support is provided to services of the establishment. The ideal candidate will have their CCAB, CIMA or an equivalent qualification. The ideal candidate will have had experience of working within a finance related office environment.

Your key duties will involve:
  • Ensure that accountancy support is provided to services of the establishment including directorates, change programme, common good, charities and external organisations
  • Ensure the delivery of corporate responsibilities
  • Assist with other accountancy duties, including external audit queries and in accordance with the establishments financial regulations
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial systems within the responsibility of finance, the development of these to meet stakeholder needs and provision of training
  • Contribute to corporate initiatives, special projects, best value reviews and any other ad hoc activities as required
  • Represent the finance function on internal and external working groups as required
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the requirements of legislation, guidance and professional codes of practice in so far as they are relevant to the duties of the post

The ideal candidate will have had previous experience the following:
  • CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualification is essential
  • Experience of working within a finance related office environment
  • Excellent accounting and analytical skills
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of the role of the accountant in providing support to services
  • An understanding of the role of the accountant in providing support to large projects/initiatives
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet tight deadlines and deal with conflicting priorities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Full, current driving licence
  • Access to a vehicle

If you are interested in this role please apply with your CV online or alternatively call us on 01382 221234 for an informal chat.

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