Posted 26 June 2024
Salary £39,1186 – £45,441
Job type Temporary
Industry Sector CommercialPublic Sector
Job FunctionFinance and Accounts

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on offer

  • Fixed term contract available

  • Varied and interesting job role.

  • Great resources.

  • Great team culture.

The Company you’ll work for

We are proudly representing our public sector client based in Gateshead for their search for an Accountant. They now have a requirement to recruit for a full time, fixed term assignment.

The Job you will be Doing

  • Provide professional and financial advice and relevant, accurate and timely information to support the strategic planning process and the operational management

  • Assist in providing positive leadership, clear direction, training and support to team members to ensure high levels of performance

  • Represent directors at meetings and working parties as required and provide professional financial advice and relevant, accurate and timely information to assist the strategic planning process and operational management

  • Assist in monitoring, control and management of financial resources in line with statutory obligations, standing orders and financial regulations in order to ensure proper accountability

  • Assist in the development, operation and maintenance of financial information systems to maximise potential use and improve the flow and quality of financial information

  • Provide for the maintenance and development of agreed performance standards, indicators and measures insuring the ongoing provision of an efficient service

  • Assist in the relevant training of all stakeholders to ensure high levels of awareness

  • Carry out research and prepare reports and briefing notes as required

  • Ensure all work carried out is performed in accordance with Health and Safety policies

About You

  • AAT qualification or equivalent with relevant post qualification experience, or CCAB qualification or equivalent

  • Knowledge of a financial environment

  • Knowledge of accountancy software packages

  • Experience of professional financial advice

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and organise own workload

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Ability to liaise with a wide variety of internal and external clients

  • Good IT skills