Staffline are currently working with a Public Sector body based in Enniskillen to secure a qualified (or part qualified), experienced and committed Accountant for a One Year Fixed Term Contract.
You will be contributing to an efficient and effective finance function by
- supporting strategic financial management
- liaising with senior managers on budget management
- preparation of management accounts and annual financial statements
- providing information and support to internal and external stakeholders.
Only candidates who clearly meet the below criteria will be considered
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAI) and at least 2 years' experience in a similar role
Part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAI and at least 3 years' experience in a similar role
- Experience in the preparation of both management and year end accounts, preparing for audits, using a computerised accounts package and experience supervising staff.
- Strong technical, numerical, excel and word skills with the ability to analyse and report financial information efficiently.
- Ability to analyse data and produce relevant accurate reports.
- Highly developed interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels including senior management.
- Proficient in the use of IT, including Microsoft packages such as Excel, Word etc.
- A high degree of self-motivation and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work to manage deadlines often to tight timescales.
- Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
- Flexible approach with a focus on service and performance
- Experience of working in two jurisdictions, familiar with payroll and procurement legislation in each
- Previous experience of working in the public sector
This is a fixed term contract for one year
Salary : £34,197
Hours of Work: 37 hours weekly, Monday - Friday
- Produce management reports and variance analysis and maintain budget control through regular contact with budget holders engaging in the use of digital technology
- Prepare budgets and scenario planning in consultation with budget holders, line management and Senior Management Team
- Assist in the planning and preparation of the draft Annual Accounts preparing supporting papers as required
- Ensure all work is completed on time and is adequately resourced
- Assist the Project Accountant in the maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register and preparation of relevant papers for the Annual Accounts. Contribute to enhanced systems and processes being implemented
- Provide support to the Project Accountant in relation to updating valuations for Operational Heritage Assets
- Support business case preparation where required
- Support the administration and management of claims for third party funding, liaising with relevant staff and co-ordinating and submitting relevant paperwork
- Ensure financial policies and procedures are kept up to date where necessary
- Support an adequate system of internal control is operated for the prevention, detection and investigation of irregularities including fraud and corruption.
- Provide reports, returns and financial information as required by Sponsor Departments and external stakeholders
- Co-ordinate responses to PQ's and AQ's
- Enhance current systems and implement new systems as required, providing training, establishing KPI's, updating procedures and policies to achieve efficiency's and improved business practices.
*****This role will close for applications on Friday 29 January 2021
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