An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Finance Team at Stroud District Council, for an Accounting Technician/Finance Assistant. This is a wide-ranging role which plays a key part in providing financial support to the budget team and other services within the Council.
About the role
This role covers the preparation, monitoring and control of revenue and capital reconciliations for the General Fund, Government returns and financial systems development. Other functions required include: administration of sundry debtor system, Government procurement cards, weekly payment runs and general business support. The Accounting Technician role will also assist with year-end duties audit processes, and an array of ad-hoc projects that are required within the public sector.
The postholder will be analytical and have experience of carrying out complex reconciliations. A good understanding of general finance and administrative duties, along with excellent communication skills so that key financial information is presented in a clear and concise manner. The ability to manage own time and workloads within deadlines is important, as is the confidence to challenge and investigate data where appropriate.
If you have any questions or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Adele Rudkin, Accountant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the hours per week will be anywhere between 22.2hrs and 29.6hrs (3-4 days per week).
Closing Date - 26th January 2024
Interview Date - 2nd February 2024
It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and people with disabilities.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies