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My client is seeking an experienced Accountant to join them on a 12 month fixed-term contract, based in Amersham. My client is seeking an available candidate with experience working within local government and be able to commute to their offices.
The client is a local government organisation who are a small team seeking a Senior Accountant (Revenue) to come in for a fixed-term contract period of 12 months.
To report to the Head of Finance and Accountancy Manager on a regular basis outlining the progress in achieving the agreed programme of work, and the progress with delivering further improvements.
To help manage the staff in the Revenue Accounting Team in order to ensure that it meets statutory obligations and internal performance targets::
i. to ensure that each Member of the Team has defined responsibilities and a clear chain of line management;
ii. to ensure that each member of the Team works efficiently and effectively in dealing with the work allocated to them and the targets and objectives set for them.
iii. to regularly monitor and review the performance of individual members of staff and consider requirements for training, including the selection of individuals for relevant courses/seminars etc and the taking of action as necessary.
iv. to keep the systems of work operating in the Revenue Accounting Team under review and to introduce improvements as necessary, thus ensuring that they are robust and fit for purpose and reach the required quality standards.
SUPPORT RECHARGES / COLLECTION FUND ACCOUNTING
The successful candidate will have experience working in the local government and be able to commute to the clients offices in Amersham. The candidate will have experience of most of the duties within the job description and have experience within a small team setting.
On offer to the successful candidate is a 12 month Fixed-term contract paying a salary ranging from £42,000 - £45,000.