Job details

Reference number - 1526-1816

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - £30,152 to £33,436 (plus a market supplement payment of £4,064)

Job type/hours - Temporary (for up to one year to cover maternity), full-time (37 hours per week)

There is no closing date - we will contact any shortlisted applicants as and when 

The purpose of the role is to provide support to the Senior Accountant or Group Accountant to enable them to deliver high quality financial management, professional advice and accountancy services to the Strategic Directors, Heads of Service, Members and other key stakeholders.

The role will include a wide range of tasks, including a range of complex financial and contractual issues, interpreting legislation and applying financial regulations and codes of practice. The council is about to implement a new software package to manage processes and systems around vulnerable children and this role will lead on the financial elements, helping to ensure that payments to foster carers are made correctly.

This role will play an important part in assisting other team members in implementing the change agenda within the Educational landscape. This person will be involved in budget monitoring and forecasting, preparation of the final accounts and statutory financial statements and providing other financial analysis as requested, as well as supporting the Academy conversion programme.

You will need to be CCAB qualified and be able to demonstrate professional updating.

How to apply

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