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Accountant - Band 7 - Newry

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18 Jan 2022

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Accountant - (Band 7) - Newry

Reed is partnered with a public sector organisation in Newry, in the urgent appointment of an experienced & fully qualified (Financial Services) Accountant, to undertake a 12-month temporary contract assignment.

The role
  • Support the Head of Financial Services in providing effective, efficient, and economic financial services and reporting, including Charitable Funds and others
  • Assess and monitor the adequacy of staffing resources to provide financial services required and to ensure all staff are adequately trained in all associated financial processes, procedures, and systems
  • Participate in the assessment and development of financial systems so that all financial transactions are accurately and promptly processed, and that information produced can be relied upon to enable effective decision making
  • Ensure that financial systems, procedures, and processes are developed and implemented to deliver financial services in a transparent and accountable manner, including implementing any audit recommendations
  • Support the Head of Financial Services to monitor and review the quality of financial services delivered, including provision of information on a range of performance indicators
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and departmental financial regulations
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the Financial Assessment systems and processes, CRAG, private medical practice, and other relevant regulations and legislation, including the implications of revised charging guidelines and consult with relevant agencies e.g., Department of Health, legal advisors

Person Specification:

1. Recognised CCAB accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA) with 2 years' experience in a managerial role E.g., Project or staff management

2. Experience in delivering objectives which have led to a significant improvement in service

3. Have experience in working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders in a role which has contributed to the successful implementation of a significant change initiative

4. Have a minimum of 2 years' experience in staff management

This is an urgent requirement for our client and as such, we recommend registering your interest early.

To find out more, speak in confidence with Laurence Jago at REED Belfast. Alternatively, you can apply via this page or contact Laurence Jago on LinkedIn.
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