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Service Accountant

  • Location:

    Hackney

  • Sector:

    Adult Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ASC75_1612283808

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-04

Akton Recruitment are looking for a service accountant to join the local authority in Hackney. You will provide high quality, user-focused and proactive financial support, and challenge to a range of service areas in managing their finances and delivering the efficiency programme, along with accurate and timely information to support budget-setting, budget monitoring and accounts closure.
Plus other mandatory experience as per below:
* Experience of working in a customer focused management accounting environment.
* Experience of cost centre management across budget setting, budget monitoring and accounts closing (capital and revenue)
* Experience of working with budget holders and providing a service to clients.
* Advanced spreadsheet skills
* An understanding of local government finance and local government services
* Experience of working on your own initiative, but with the judgement to identify issues which need to be referred upwards for guidance in order to minimise risk to the organisation.
* Fully qualified AAT or part qualified CCAB and / or experience of working in an accounting environment within a large organisation.
This is a full-time contract-based role working 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday, paying a rate of £27 per hour. The initial contract lasting 3 months and a review on performance as it is coming to an end. If you think you'd be great for this role get in touch now!