17.00 - 21.25 GBP Hourly + GBP17.00 – GBP21.25/hour
14 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
I am working with Bradford Council are looking for a Qualified Accountant to work at group/corporate level.

The role is full time, to start ASAP and will run for 2–3 months. It is based in the city centre of Bradford and paying up to GBP21.25 Umbrella per hour. The role is in scope of IR35.

The Candidate that Bradford is looking for should be able to show;

– Technical Accounting experience

– Local Government Experience

– Experience producing accounting statements for Local Government

– Working with teams, dealing with people etc.

Objective of the post:

* To provide and improve the financial and management accountancy service
* Support management in the effective management of financial resources
* To communicate in an informed, confident, polite and understanding manner with all clients and customers
* To facilitate better service delivery and support the operations of the council
* To support & advise service departments and other Council Departments on all financial matters


1 Maintaining the Council's general ledger and other supporting financial records including computerised databases.
2 Ensuring that all budgeting and accounting procedures are complied with including the operation of financial controls.
3 Prepare analyse and interpret financial and other information to influence and enable managers to make the correct operational decisions.
4 Support the closedown processes of the authority and prepare service accounts.
5 Support officers in service departments in the efficient use of resources by providing reliable and timely financial information and support
6 Assist with the observance of financial regulations and advise where appropriate.
7 Reconciliation of control accounts
8 To organise, deliver and participate training events to improve the skills, knowledge and understanding of financial and non financial managers skills
9 To lead and take responsibility for VAT by providing a comprehensive range of VAT activities
10 To undertake more complex financial activities within the Accountancy function

Please only apply if you have all the skills and experience as mentioned above.

As the role is to start ASAP please only apply if you are on no more than a week's notice.

Thank you

Your expert recruitment consultant is Charlotte Townend, call today on (phone number removed) or email Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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