Accounting Officer

Edinburgh, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Accounting Officer
Waverley Court

Salary: £21,490 - £25,623
Hours: 36 per week

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who seeks to develop their career in Finance. Financial Services is seeking to appoint two Accounting Officers to support the Communities & Families and Health & Social Care finance teams.

You will work in a team which provides financial support to one of these services providing day to day financial advice and support to budget managers, budget monitoring, budget development and final accounts. The role within Communities & Families will also include monitoring of suspense, bank and petty cash accounts.

Communities & Families provides a wide range of services supporting schools, early years, children's social work, homelessness and criminal justice.
Health & Social Care provides adult social care services to several client groups including, Older People, Adults Disabilities, Adults Mental Health, Substance Misuse and HIV /AIDS. Services provided include Residential Care, Care & Support and Day Care services via internal council or purchased provision.

The Accounting Officer role will provide direct support to a number of these areas, however, flexibility and adaptability are important to support the delivery of wider team priorities as and when required. As a member of the Finance Business Partnering Team you will work closely with colleagues in the delivery of financial advice and guidance to service managers ensuring the highest standards of client service, professional practice and financial governance are achieved.

Role is subject to a successful standard Disclosure Scotland check

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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