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Part Qualified Accountant - VAT / Reports - 6 months

Job Title: Part Qualified Accountant - VAT / Reports - 6 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £250 - £275 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH59431_1542648559
Contact Name: Billy Henchy
Contact Email: b.henchy@parity.net
Job Published: November 19, 2018 17:29

Job Description

Part Qualified Accountant - VAT / Reports - 6 months

An opportunity for an experienced Accountant to work for a public sector organisation. The role will include:

  • Responsibility for authorising ad-hoc payments. Record, monitor, analyse and maintain accurate and comprehensive payment records in accordance with departmental audit requirements.
  • Budgeting - working with Agency budget holders to identify budget requirement; working with Programme to reconcile with the costs that have been identified for the Agency;
  • Planning for annual accounts preparation;
  • Assist the development of the monthly finance reporting including forecasting;
  • Reporting - returns, VAT returns;
  • Providing financial advice to business areas.

Essential Skills:

  • You will be confident in generating, identifying, interrogating and assessing appropriate financial data to support decision making assuring appropriate accountability and value for public funds.
  • You will be able to evaluate relevant evidence, assessing its validity and forming a judgement of its usefulness in supporting your work. In particular, you will be adept at identifying and articulating risks presented by all areas of the Programme's work, and be able to judge how these should be communicated and managed within the Programme structure.
  • Proven ability to work on your own initiative, to deliver high quality outcomes and outputs and to meet deadlines whilst managing competing pressures.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with a proven ability to explain financial information effectively to stakeholders and non-finance professionals.
  • The ability to demonstrate a flexible approach and able to deal with a changing environment as the agency grows and matures

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