Accountant - Fixed Term

Job Title: Accountant - Fixed Term
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Reference: 3770967_1581011545
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2020 17:52

Job Description

Accountant - Fixed Term - 12 Months - £25,000 - £30,000 per annum - Based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading public-sector organisation based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire looking to recruit a dynamic and hands-on Accountant to support for a period of change, for a fixed term contract of 12 months. An exciting and varied accounting position supporting senior management where you can really add value and support. The position will offer flexible working hours along with a generous holiday allowance and contributed pension scheme.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve maintaining fixed asset register, review and updating monthly additions, running monthly depreciation and reviewing/reporting on monthly capital project costs. You will business partner with budget holders to ensure accuracy, attend monthly capital meetings, manage and reconcile the bank accounts along with managing petty cash. You will be responsible for various balance sheet accounts, post general ledger journals, assist in month-end close, provide accounting advice to internal stakeholders along with liaising with external/internal auditors to support the preparation of annual accounts. You will support senior finance management with various projects and ad-hoc duties.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this hands-on Accounting Position you will need experience within a similar role, including fixed assets knowledge with strong communication skills and the ability to meet time constraint deadlines. You will have strong MS excel skills and be trained in a range of accounting systems and be able to manage work-loads. It would be advantageous if you have worked within a public-sector organisation previously that is going through changes.

What you'll get in return

This exciting and hands-on Accountant position is offering a salary between £25,000 - £30,000 per annum for 12 months fixed term based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Benefits include an extremely generous contributed pension scheme, flexible working hours, generous holiday allowance of 27 days plus bank and more. A great finance role where you can really add value and support an ever changing organisation.

What you need to do now

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