Accountant

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Salary
    £21.82/Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-072020-134645

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Key Elements:
To deliver financial and management accounting services for a specific service (or services/an element of a specific service).
The services may include, for revenue and capital:
 Budget preparation
 Budget monitoring
 Accounting record maintenance and completion of final
This will involve:
 Establishing a strong working relationship with budget holders, with regular meetings, to help support them with their financial management accountabilities. This includes adopting a robust approach when necessary e.g. asking for reasons about overspending;
 Using IT software to produce financial reports and information on a timely basis and to a high standard, to ensure that key timetables are met; Using information from departments, produce regular, accurate and up to date forecasts based on financial analysis to aid budget preparation and monitoring purposes;
April 2018
accounts, grant claims and statistical returns
 Support for key projects and contracts
 Financial analysis
 Financial administration and control
 Ensuring that proper accounting records are maintained, including contract expenditure and income monitoring,
 Using regular monitoring, identify financial risks (such as overspending) and opportunities, advising on action and escalating issues where appropriate;
 Regularly perform reconciliations of balance sheet and income accounts and expenditure accounts where appropriate. Investigate and variances on a timely basis and take necessary action, escalating when necessary;
 Helping services to develop robust and achievable savings options and provide support to ensure that these are met
 Undertaking financial administrative tasks, such as dealing with financial queries, recoupment of costs, processing journal transfers, processing payments, reconciling accounts and producing reports from financial systems.
 Undertaking the day to day financial and administrative management of projects, processes and initiatives (attending meetings and liaising with colleagues as necessary).
 To contribute and assist in the day to day aspects of the Finance Team and carry out any further finance-related duties, as directed by the line manager.











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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham