Financial Accountant

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Sector: Social Housing
Date Posted: 01/11/2021
Salary: £34,000 - £37,000 per year
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB18479
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Are you a part-qualified Accountant excited about working for a public sector organisation with ambitious growth plans? Looking for the next step in shaping your career as a Financial Accountant? Are you keen to grow and develop in a role where you can build excellent financial accounting skills? If so, read on!

My client is a public sector organisation based in Derby who are seeking a Financial Accountant to join their finance team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, this role will be focused on providing invaluable support to the financial accounting function and will gradually assume greater responsibilities and ownership of financial reporting.

The main responsibilities of the Financial Accountant role include:

  • Full responsibility of the daily cash flow reporting and maintaining appropriate treasury management procedures and controls.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and oversight of tax compliance within the organisation.
  • Assist the Senior Financial Accountant with the production of statutory reports.
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register.
  • Provide all supporting evidence required by auditors.
  • Support the Management Accountants with monthly management accounts with accurate postings of journals.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Financial Accountant who is ambitious and excited about taking on additional responsibilities. My client is offering fantastic benefits, study support and flexible working, with travel to the Derby office required twice per week.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Part Qualified or a Finalist in a CCAB qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experienced in producing VAT returns.
  • An intermediate user of Excel.
  • A confident self-starter with excellent communication skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply as CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applications are likely to close before the deadline.

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