Financial Accountant

Job Description

Your new company:

Our public sector client is seeking a Financial Accountant for a primarily remote position.

Your new role:

You will be responsible for preparing the statement of accounts, maintaining core controls and reconciliations, submitting returns, and providing support to the financial systems accountant. You will also assist with treasury management, bank reconciliations, and managing the insurance contract.

What you'll need to succeed:

For success in this role, you should be a qualified or part-qualified Accountant with experience in financial accounting, completing reconciliations and analyses to support financial controls, year-end reporting, and treasury management. Ideally, you will have worked in local government, the public sector, or an accountancy practice. Excellent communication skills and proficient knowledge of Excel are essential.

What you'll get in return:

This fully remote role offers a salary range of £41,000 - £46,000, generous holiday entitlement, and a 15% pension contribution from the employer.

What you need to do now:

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to submit your up-to-date CV, or contact us directly. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you're looking for a new position, please reach out to us for a confidential discussion about your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept the terms and conditions, privacy policy, and disclaimers that can be found at hays.

10 Interview Questions You Might Get Asked

These are questions that we think might come up at some point during the interview process. It's worth prepping answers for the questions below, as well as other key areas you think will be important to secure the role.

  • Can you tell us about your experience with financial accounting and completing reconciliations?
  • Have you worked in the public sector or in an accountancy practice before?
  • What is your experience with year-end reporting and treasury management?
  • Can you explain your experience with preparing statements of accounts and maintaining core controls?
  • Tell us about your knowledge and skills with Excel.
  • Have you worked with local government or the public sector before?
  • Can you provide an example of a time when you had to manage treasury management or bank reconciliations?
  • How do you ensure accuracy and attention to detail in your financial accounting work?
  • What experience do you have with submitting returns and managing insurance contracts?
  • Can you explain your communication skills and how they would contribute to this role?

5 Questions You Could Ask

Based on the job description above, here are 5 questions we think you could ask during your interview. Use them as a guide to help you write your own questions.

Remember: Always have at least 5 questions prepared for the interview. If you do not, you run the risk of looking unprepared.

  • What are the main responsibilities of this role?
  • What is the expected level of experience for this position?
  • Are there any specific qualifications required?
  • Can you provide more information about the remote working arrangement?
  • What are the opportunities for career development within the organization?
Job Location
Job Data

Company: Hays Accountancy and Finance

Location: Warnham

Posted: 2023-12-01 00:00:00


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Job Type: permanent

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Category: Accounting / Finance

Latitude: 51.082938

Longitude: -0.340832

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