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Assistant Financial Accountant - Edinburgh - 6 months

Job Title: Assistant Financial Accountant - Edinburgh - 6 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £165 - £195 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60343_1552299038
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: March 11, 2019 10:10

Job Description

Assistant Financial Accountant - Edinburgh - 6 months

Assistant Financial Accountant required in Edinburgh for an initial 6 month contract with one of our exciting public sector clients.

As an Assistant Financial Accountant, you will be a member of the Finance team which is part of the Finance and Performance Directorate, responsible for delivering high quality customer focussed support services to the organisation.

The Finance team provides value to the wider organisation by delivering accurate and efficient transactional processing, undertaking financial control and compliance activities as well as providing advice.

You will take on the technically demanding role of supporting the Financial Accountant in delivering an effective financial accounting and tax service with a particular focus on developing our financial control framework.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience auditing or designing systems of internal financial control.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting practice and practical experience of preparing annual accounts for large organisations.
  • Ability to provide accurate advice and guidance on technical financial accounting and tax requirements.
  • Excel skills at advanced level and highly developed analytical skills, with an ability to manipulate and interpret large amounts of data to produce meaningful results.
  • Proven customer focused approach, demonstrating ability to build strong working relationships based on honesty and trust
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including to a non-finance audience.

Qualifications & Professional Memberships:

  • Minimum of part qualified accountant with CCAB or CIMA

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