Technical Accountant (Consultant)

Recruiter
Red Personnel
Location
Chester
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
27 Jul 2017
Job role
Accountant
A collaborative accountancy membership body firmly established in the UK and globally is now recruiting. We are looking for a Technical Accounting Consultant to provide support and ongoing development to their software to assist Accounts Closedown, covering both client-side (implementation and support) projects and technical system improvement activities. This work will initially focus on UK Local Authorities but has potential for expansion into other client sectors.

This is a full-time permanent role paying 40,000K - 45,000K p.a. plus excellent benefits. There is a flexibility to homeworking and the UK offices are in either Chester or London as convenient to the successful postholder.

Core duties of the Technical Accounting Consultant:

- Working with colleagues to provide successful implementations of the Accounts Closedown system to clients, along with necessary technical accounting and/or process-related advice
- Identify and deliver updates and developments to the Accounts Closedown system
- Develop other consultancy leads and identify and work with others to develop, win and deliver new opportunities
- Work closely with the Business Development and Advisory Services teams to promote the organisation's services
- Undertake assignments and projects to time and on budget, and liaising with clients and colleagues to ensure the project deliverables meet their expectations

Skills/Experience required of the Technical Accounting Consultant:

- Accountancy qualification or equivalent (Public Finance Accounting)
- Strong Customer Service skills - confident client facing
- Experience in a finance role in public sector organisations
- Experience of technical accounting, including accounts closedown processes and systems
- Evidence of working in software based business solutions

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75027865