Senior Accountant FTC

Job Title: Senior Accountant FTC
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: JN -092020-1230634_1600774811
Contact Name: Zuzanna Radkiewicz
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2020 12:40

Job Description

Are you a local accountant seeking a new challenge? If you have previous experience and exposure to local authority/public sector finance, this might be the role for you.

Opportunity to join the team on a FTC or day rate.

Client Details

Our public sector client in Portsmouth are currently looking to recruit a Senior Accountant into their team on a 12 month FTC (duration of assignment may vary) reporting to Group Accountant and/or Finance Manager.


  • Assisting in the development of financial models
  • Preparation of budgets, monthly budget monitoring reports
  • Preparation of monthly accounts, financial monitoring and final annual accounts.
  • Appraising and evaluating the financial implications of projects
  • Providing specialist knowledge and expertise in order to assist in revenue and capital budget process
  • Assistance in statutory financial statements, statutory returns and financial analysis
  • Liaising with senior members of the finance team, including stake holder interactions


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in budget preparation and financial accounts
  • Strong IT skills including Excel and other Microsoft Packages
  • Previous exposure to information systems such as Oracle (E-Business Suite) and Business Intelligence
  • Previous experience in development and maintenance of complex financial models is advantageous

    Preferable experience:
  • Any local authority/public sector experience
  • knowledge of Local Government Finance

Job Offer

Competitive salary, opportunity to join the team on an FTC or day rate.