Start date: Immediate
We're looking for an experienced Accountant to provide support to our Finance Team.
Akton Resourcing Ltd are an established contract recruitment agency currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority.
Are you up to the challenge?
This authority is transforming the way in which it offers financial services to budget managers, schools, and external customers. They are adopting modern ways of working including flexible working, matrix management and outcome-based measures. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious team in a fast-paced environment.
You will be responsible for providing high quality financial information, advice and support. Technically sound, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of projects as well as playing a key role in the reporting, budgeting, forecasting and closedown processes. Based in finance but working closely with internal or external clients, operational managers and project teams, the role requires a self-starter who is comfortable operating with light touch supervision.
Key Features include:
* Oversee the ongoing maintenance of accounts
* Support management in the accurate production of budgets
* Reconcile accounts including receivable and payable
* Ensure cashflow is utilized properly and protect reserves
* Create financial forecasts and analyse risk
They also offer a wide range of staff benefits include generous leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and a range of employee discount schemes including discounts at local and national retailers. To apply please attach your CV. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.