Systems Accountant

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Non Qualified
  • Location
    Croydon, Surrey
  • Salary
    20 £ - 25.77 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

Systems Accountant
*A Local Authority is looking for a Systems Accountant to join their team on a six month contract

Purpose of the job:
*To oversee and deliver key financial processes on time, to a high standard and as efficiently as possible to enable the council to manage its limited resources well
*To lead for development and control of financial systems, ensuring that the needs from Council's financial systems are being identified and delivered

Your duties will include:
*You will be developing and maintaining processes across the finance team which ensure that required financial information is produced on time and that it complies with You will be advising on and ensuring compliance with accounting policies and practices that meet current and proposed accounting standards and reflect current best practice
*You will be ensuring
*Advising on and that required information is available within timescales as agreed with the Head of Finance and Deputy S151 Officer, to support long and short term decision-making by departments and corporately
*You will be contributing to ensuring the closing of accounts process is automated and streamlined across all teams and contribute to the Council's day to day contact with External Audit
*You will be ensuring the accuracy of financial reporting systems by ensuring that systems reconciliations for all necessary accounts are undertaken on a regular and timely basis
*You will be providing systems administration and maintenance to financial packages including GL Chart of accounts

Please apply as soon as possible for immediate consideration
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