DBR03774 Service Accountant

Local Government, Public Sector

We are looking for a Service Accountant; with recent experience working in a customer-focused management accounting environment dealing with budgets, closing off accounts, in a local government or large corporate organisation:

To efficiently monitor targets as well as providing innovative professional accountancy support to a range of front-line and support services:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE/O Level, 5 GCSE’S including English & maths
Fully qualified AAT or part qualified CCAB and experience of working in a corporate accounting environment
Advanced –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, Social Media
Essential – Skills, Abilities & Experience
Able to demonstrate substantial experience of working in a customer-focused management accounting environment Recent and proven expertise of cost centre management across the budget setting, budget monitoring and accounts closing (both capital and revenue)
Substantial experience of working with budget holder, providing a service to clients
Advanced spreadsheet skills with an understanding of local government finance and local government services
Experience of working on your own initiative, with the judgement to identify issues which need to be referred upwards
Substantial experience in an accounting environment within a large organisation
Relevant knowledge of local government finance and general local government procedures
Experience of liaison with budget managers and senior staff
Experience in producing written reports on complex issues tailored to the needs of different audiences
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a flexible and thorough approach
Ability to take the initiative and think creatively and flexibly to resolve complex problems
Ability to work under pressure and achieve pre-determined deadlines including responding quickly to new actions with tight deadlines
Please note that the pay rate is open for negotiation for the candidate who meets the requirements
Able to provide Three Years of references -Essential

To apply for this role, candidates need a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03774
Job Title: Service Accountant
Salary: £22.60 per hour PAYE – Inside IR35
Location: East London
Hours: 36 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of six months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.