Accountancy Assistant

  • Location
    Barking, Greater London
  • Salary
    £13.40/Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-123520

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accountancy Assistant to join a public sector organisation based in Barking.


The role will be to process and action financial transactions and accounting entries promptly, accurately and in accordance with the CIPFA Code of Practice.


The successful applicant will hold their AAT qualification or relevant experience in accountancy/bookkeeping, preferably within a public sector environment.


Key duties will include:



  • Supporting budget holders to monitor and manage budgets

  • Processing journals, virements and other financial transactions

  • Reconciliation of balance sheet codes, suspense accounts and similar

  • Contribute to the year end closure of accounts process

  • Collate and process accruals and other year-end accounting entries

  • Contribute to the presentation of year-end financial statements and associated notes

  • Analyse financial data and information

  • Complete or contribute to the presentation of statutory financial returns

  • In conjunction with service managers prepare or contribute to the preparation of revenue and capital budgets

  • Proactively identify areas of internal control weaknesses and implement improvements and ongoing solutions to address those weaknesses

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Sabrina Bigby