Accountant (Interim)

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Job Information

Date Posted: 02/08/2023
Location: Teignbridge, Somerset
Job Reference: JOB-1829
Salary: 13.71 per Hour

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Description

We are seeking a highly flexible and motivated Interim Accountant to join our team on a hybrid basis, working 2 days in the office and 3 days at home. The specific arrangement can be discussed with the line manager to accommodate individual preferences and needs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Utilise your experience in working with Advanced Financials and Capita Pay360 systems to efficiently manage financial operations.
  • Possess an AAT or a professional accountancy qualification, combined with relevant post-qualification experience in an accountancy/finance office, to contribute to the team’s success.
  • Play a crucial role in budget setting, monitoring, and forecasting processes, ensuring financial stability and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey financial information to non-finance staff members.
  • Exhibit supervisory skills and collaborate seamlessly with the team to achieve shared goals.
  • Utilize your organizational abilities to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines with precision.
  • Demonstrate a profound understanding of accounting principles and practices, including expertise in Statement of Accounts production.
  • Ideally, hold the position of Accountant at level 3 or 4 within the attached career grade, although applications at a lower grade will also be considered.
  • Leverage your experience in the Local Government Sector and change and project management to contribute to the continuous improvement of our processes.
Requirements:

  • Flexibility to work in a hybrid manner, combining office and remote work.
  • Proven experience in utilizing Advanced Financials and Capita Pay360 systems effectively.
  • AAT or a professional accountancy qualification, with relevant post-qualification experience in an accountancy/finance office.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget setting, monitoring, and forecasting.
  • Extensive proficiency in Excel and other relevant computing tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate financial information effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Strong supervisory and teamwork skills to collaborate efficiently with colleagues.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines accurately.
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Experience in Statement of Accounts production will be beneficial.
  • Prior experience in the Local Government Sector is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with change and project management is a plus.
Application Process:

If you meet the above criteria and are eager to take on this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV for review. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview to further discuss your qualifications and fit for the role. We look forward to welcoming a dynamic and skilled individual to our team.