Mid Level
Accountancy Assistant
East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Salary: £26,317 per annum

Closing Date: Sunday, 6 September 2020

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We are looking for an Accountancy Assistant with extensive accounting experience. You will carry out a range of accountancy work including budget preparation, budget monitoring, closure of accounts and providing financial analysis and advice in support of senior accountancy staff and service managers. Experience of supervising staff in an accountancy environment is desirable. You will be either AAT qualified or studying towards a CCAB qualification, or have equivalent qualifications. 

You will have commitment, demonstrate a good team working approach and have good written and verbal presentation skills. You will also need to demonstrate that you can embrace change and, in particular, adapt to new technology.

For an informal discussion please contact Steve Fulstow (steve.fulstow@eastriding.gov.uk) or Rebecca Southgate (rebecca.southgate@eastriding.gov.uk)

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Provide accountancy support to services.
  2. Direct and supervise junior members of staff.
  3. Participate in all aspects of the operation of the financial ledger including the preparation of final revenue and balance sheet accounts for services and central functions.
  4. Undertake timely analysis of budget monitoring and trading statements and undertake necessary investigations into latest expenditure trends.
  5. Prepare information for Cabinet and Committee reports.
  6. Assist in the work required for the preparation of service budgets.
  7. Maintain and develop the Financial Information System with appropriate reconciliations and controls.
  8. Prepare grant claims and statistical returns by due deadlines.

* In your role you are required to speak English with sufficient fluency to effectively perform your duties, as required by Section 77-84 of the Immigration Act 2016 The above principal accountabilities are not exhaustive and may vary without changing the character of the job or level of responsibility.

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