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Technical Accounting Officer

Pertemps Plymouth Council
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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We are recruiting for three Technical Accounting Officers to work at Plymouth City Council for a 17 week assignment paying £12.20 an hour.

You will provide effective support to clients and senior finance colleagues regarding the timely provision of accurate information, financial or otherwise to aid the decision-making process and the production of management and statutory accounts and financial/statistical returns.

Duties will include:
  • Reconciliation of PCC bank accounts to the control account and various suspense accounts
  • Running of financial reports from the general ledger to update spreadsheets
  • Undertaking accounting for very large amounts, including budget monitoring
  • Coordination and completion of statistical returns

The preferred candidate will have:
  • Degree/AAT qualified or equivalent and/or demonstrable experience working in accountancy or audit environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of budget preparation, budget monitoring and reconciliations
  • Awareness of accounting standards and codes of practice
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills, including formulas and pivot tables

This is an office-based position with the scop to have an element of home working for the right candidate.
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