Staff Officer Accountant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1366677

 Job Description

Staff Officer Accountant Job - South Belfast - £32,000 - £34,000 - 9-12 months

Your new company
A well known public sector organisation based in Belfast are currently recruiting for 3 Staff Officer Accountant posts. These roles are due to commence immediately and would be ideal for a part or fully qualified accountant with previous experience in a Staff Officer Accountant’s post within the Public Sector. The roles will be for 10 months+ with strong likelihood of extension thereafter.

Your new role
While the precise duties and responsibilities of individual posts will vary, posts may involve varying degrees of the following activities:Business partnering:

  • Act as first point of contact for branch(es) staff for all financial queries / support.
  • Provide branch(es) with regular financial analysis and interpret to assist project leads and Branch Heads with financial management.
  • Provide adhoc and/or regular financial training to scientific staff.
  • Hold monthly meetings with Branch Head to inform annual organisational forecast outturn.
  • Collate findings of monthly branch meetings and provide report in pre agreed format to finance line management.
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with Head of Branch and project leads.
  • Preparation of any required financial journals.
  • Ensure branch income and expenditure are recognised in accordance with accounting standards.

Preparation of Annual Reports and Accounts in accordance with HM Treasury and Department of Finance guidance incorporating IFRS.Production of management accounting information to assist with financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders.Assisting with annual budgeting and costing exercise and in year monitoring rounds.

What you’ll need to succeed
– Fully qualified or qualified by experience Accountant with proven experience of working at a relevant level within the Public Sector
– Exposure to preparing management and statutory accounts, with knowledge of budgets, forecasts and variances

What you’ll get in return
You will get the opportunity to work in a very commercial, public sector organisation
On-site parking
Salary: £32,000 – £34,000

What you need to do now
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