Assistant Accountant

Job Category: Technical & Professional
Reference
Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration 13 weeks
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date Monday 7th January
Hours per week 37
Rate £12.37 per hour

About the job:

Opus LGSS are pleased to be recruiting an Assistant Accountant on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.

The main responsibilities of this role are but not limited to:

  •  Monitor and review the monthly financial information received from schools, providing relevant feedback to schools and colleagues 
  • Check, process, and pay schools claims for teachers maternity and absence costs 
  •  Support the processing of schools quarterly VAT claims
  • Maintain the register of schools contact details

    The post holder needs to be AAT qualified (or equivalent) and have experience of budget monitoring. Knowledge of schools finance would be desirable, but not essential. Schools have recently started using a new software package for budget monitoring so it will be essential that the post holder quickly develop a working knowledge of the system in order to be effective.

Interviews looking to be held until Wednesday 19th December 2018.

Start date, Monday 7th January 2019.

  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays)
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered from commencement
  • 2% pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Consultants based on site within Shire Hall
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications
  • City centre location – great public transport links

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