Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: 3734803_1575911128
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2019 17:05

Job Description

Your new company

My client is a government department based in Central London. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant on a permanent basis.

Your new role

Responsible for provision of advice (both internally and externally), on complex technical accounting (and budgeting) issues outside the scope of 'business as usual', e.g. boundary issues and closure of accounts. You will review the data collection packs submitted by ALBs to ensure these are complete, accurate and the submitted data passes all validations. Preparation, reviewing, sense checking and proofreading of final accounts, including commissioning other sections, challenge and review and collation into a single cohesive document. You liaise with the National Audit Office and ensuring all necessary documentation is available for audit. You will ensure responsibility for Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) submission - production of financial returns, liaison with the Treasury's WGA team and others on key issues.

What you'll need to succeed

It is essential to be a qualified accountant with advanced Excel skills, ideally from an audit background. You will have experience of preparing accounts in conformity with relevant accounting standards. You will also have a high level of experience dealing with complex accounting systems.

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a salary of between £50,000 - £60,000 per annum, dependant on experience, including an excellent benefits package.

What you need to do now

In order to be considered, please apply ASAP.

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