Financial Accountant part time Remote

  • Location

    Alexandria

  • Sector:

    Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Contract / Interim

  • Job ref:

    81c6709bc4c0

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-26

  • Client:

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Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation based in Glasgow, are currently looking to recruit a Financial Accountant for a 2- month contract, part time -2 full days or 4 half days, on daily rate £165-£195 (inside of IR35) . The role will be remote based.

Responsibilities:

·Lead initial stages of our preparation of the 2020/21 Annual Accounts
·Undertake key tasks associated with External Audit of 2020/21
·Lead updates to accounting policies
·Lead draft Governance Statement for 2020/21 Annual Accounts
·Lead high level medium-term financial projections for organization, producing brief report for Executive and/or Board
·Other tasks as may be required within the finance team

Essential Skills & Experience:
·Part Qualified Accountant
·Experience of preparing and presenting statutory accounts, budgets and forecasts;
·Ability to review, apply and implement changes in accounting standards and guidance to an organisation;
·Working knowledge of financial systems including nominal ledger coding structures
·Experience of month-end processes including Trial Balance, variance analysis and reconciliations;
·Able to extract data from finance systems for reporting purposes.
·Intermediate Excel Skills
·Strong technical accountant with knowledge of accounting standards
·Excellent understanding and ability to interrogate finance systems
·Self-starter, collaborative and flexible worker
·Articulate with excellent interpersonal skills, including good written skills
·Ability to translate and apply technical information for a variety of audiences
·Ability to meet deadlines

Desirable Skills & experience:

·Experience of working within a finance unit in a public sector environment (ideally NDPB)
·Experience of developing, writing and implementing policies
·Advanced Excel skills
·Knowledge and understanding of Scottish Public Finance Manual (SPFM) and Financial Reporting Manual (FReM)
·Ability to use technical software to interact with a systems and produce reports
·Qualified Accountant with membership of a CCAB accountancy body

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.