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  • Location
    Tyne and Wear
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Accountant – Sunderland – 3 Month Contract – £16.84 per hour Umbrella

We are working with a newly established company in Sunderland which is working on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city. We have an opportunity within the Finance Service for an Accountant to join their team. This is an initial 3-month contract and is paying £16.84 per hour Umbrella.

Key Responsibilities:
*To assist the Finance Manager and Senior Accountant in managing a small Finance team to provide a range of financial services, advice and guidance to Together for Children Sunderland Limited
*Budget preparation, including Medium Term Financial Planning, regular monitoring and control of budget and balance sheet.
*Provision of financial advice and management information to support the financial management of the Company.
*Final accounts preparation and support in the production of statutory accounts, including adherence to accounting standards.
*Maintenance and development of financial systems, processes and procedures.
*Preparation of grant claims, government financial and statistical returns, supported by high quality working papers for audit purposes.
*Support in undertaking Service Reviews and the Efficiency agenda, including undertaking financial analysis as directed to demonstrate service impact.
*Providing performance monitoring information for the Company, monitoring against agreed plans and targets.
*Remain up to date and report, where necessary, on financial legislation and circulars related to the service area to assist the Finance Manager to report to Director of Finance and Senior *Management Team on the financial implications of service developments.
*Any other duties as required by the Finance Manager / Senior Accountant or Senior Management Team of the Company.

The accountant will actively assist the Finance Manager and Senior Account in providing financial information and advice relating to all aspects of budget planning, preparation and monitoring through to the completion of final accounts, government returns and grant claims.

Candidates should ideally be CCAB Fully Qualified Accountants (Preferably CIPFA), or AAT Qualified with minimum 3 years post qualifying experience, with experience of successfully providing the full range of accounting services in a public-sector environment.

The rate for this position in £16.84 per hour Umbrella and is covering 37 hours Mon-Fri.

The closing date for this position is Friday 2nd March 2018. Additional checks/ documents will be required on application.

For more information or to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV to Devon O’Neill on

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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