Site Accounant

Job Title: Site Accounant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 14/10/2019
Reference: 14051683/001_1570446594
Contact Name: Emma Chamberlain
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2019 12:09

Job Description

Our client is looking for an accountant to come in to set up and progress an existing project in the finance department.

Client Details

Our client is a local government body who looks after a number of services around the county of Northamptonshire. They are currently undergoing a number of changes and are seeking support within their finance function.


  • Working collaboratively and flexibly with both finance team members and service colleagues

  • Looking at the coordination and communication of the financial accounts and processes

  • Assisting with the financial set up of a project including its systems, procedures and implementing robust monitoring arrangements

  • Providing customer focused technical financial accounting advice to finance and service colleagues as required

  • Assisting with the development of a suite of financial management reports for the Trust Board

  • Contributing to the preparation of the statement of accounts and disclosure notes and related working papers

  • Working with the business to develop commercial financial practices as well as having an understanding of the public sector context in which it operates

  • Working with large data sets to support trend analysis and forecasting

  • Ability to explain complex financial arrangements and transactions to non-financial managers and stakeholders

  • Monitoring and reporting on the delivery of savings proposals and development of future savings proposals


The successful candidate will be :

- qualified (ideally)

- industry and commerce experience

- all round finance knowledge (tax, vat ...)

- business partnering skills

Job Offer

- competitive day rate (inside IR35)

- exposure to the wider business

- public sector experience

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