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Date Added: Thu 23/12/2021

Financial Accountant (Interim)

England, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Financial Accountant with public services experience required for a 5 month assignment. Mainly remote

Your new company

You will be working for an governmental body who are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their team Finance to support their Financial Controller due to an internal relocation within the team.

Your new role

You will be supporting the operational management of key financial controls and ensuring that all financial transactions are accurately recorded, reconciled and reviewed.

You will be providing support to the Financial Controller with the planning, preparation, and delivery of statutory reports, publications, internal and external audits, and the Annual Report and Accounts within agreed timetables.


  • preparation of VAT returns and associated reconciliations
  • delivery of the monthly system close process
  • analysing transactions and preparing required journals
  • ensure that all accounting entries are supported by working papers for analytical review and audit
  • completing account reconciliations to review and clear balance sheet control accounts each month, and maintaining appropriate documentation to support audit
  • preparing the monthly SoFP, cashflow and transparency publications for review
  • maintaining accounting structures to ensure they meet Directorate and corporate needs

What you'll need to succeed

You will ideally be to be either qualified, part qualified or QBE
An understanding of VAT treatment for public sector organisations
Ability to do a couple of weeks training in Warwickshire then remote
Strong financial accounting skills
Ability to manage 1 person

What you'll get in return
There is a rate of £260 p/day available for the role. There is the potential of a permanent role
Remote and flexible working after a short period

What you need to do now
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