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Senior Accountant

STR Group Services
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Accountant
Islington, London | £216 Day Umbrella | Initial 3 Month Contract | Hybrid Working

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join a large government organisation based in London Borough of Islington on a contracting basis. The contract is initially for 3 months with prospect to extended for a good candidate.

The Role
Your role as Senior Accountant will see you support the wider finance team with a VAT focus. You will be required to file VAT Returns, undertake the partial exemption calculation, answer queries at varying difficulty levels and liaise with HMRC around the business risk review.

Role Responsibilities

To be responsible for supporting the efficient and complete preparation of detailed revenue and capital expenditure and income budgets un conjunction with operational managers and strategic finance staff, in line with company policy and procedures
To be responsible for supporting the continued development, maintenance and review of budget monitoring, control, reconciliation and reporting in conjunction with operational managers and to contribute to the continuous improvement of departmental systems in line with financial best practice as required by the Strategic Finance Manager/Principal Accountant
To be responsible for reviewing and improving the development of local commitment monitoring financial and activity systems used by operational managers to ensure consistency, effective reconciliation and financial best practice.
To be responsible for the efficient timely completion of specific tasks within the annual closing of accounts process, including the preparation and submission of grant claims and the on-going maintenance, reconciliation and review of the accounts for specific areas of responsibility
To be responsible for contributing to the wide range of service plans and reviews, including reviewing the cost effectiveness of services and supporting the company lead finance office role in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve value for money goals.
Full JD available upon request

Person Specification

AAT Qualification L3/L4 working towards further professional development
Strong experience in financial management environment - similar position
Experience of carrying out VAT returns and liaising with HMRC on tax

Wish to Apply?
Get in contact with Anna at STR Group Services, by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today!
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