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Financial Accountant – Lurgan/ Newry

Posted 3 weeks ago

What The Job Is:

First Choice are working on behalf of our public sector client to recruit a temporary Financial Accountant based between Lurgan and Newry in hospital settings. This role is expected to be for an initial 3 months with the possibility of being extended and have a pay rate of £19.89 per hour, working Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.


What The Job Entails:

  • The post holder will be responsible for the management of the corporate financial accounting process and the provision of an effective, efficient and economic financial accounts preparation service
  • Manage the Corporate Financial Accounting Team systems and processes, ensuring that these systems provide for appropriate, accurate and prompt financial accounting reporting, compliance with relevant statutory and departmental regulations and support decision making processes
  • Manage the monthly financial accounting arrangements and capital accounting system and ensure monthly reporting information and year end statutory accounts are prepared within the set timescale
  • Support the Corporate Financial Accountant in meeting financial management and performance targets, including compilation of the annual accounts, meeting Ministerial priorities, statutory requirements, securing continuous improvement and providing high quality and effective services within a clear financial framework
  • Provide clear leadership to all the staff in the Corporate Financial Accounting Team and will deputise for the Corporate Financial Accountant across a range of responsibilities as and when required


What We Need From You:

  • Recognised CCAB accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA) with 2 years’ experience in a role involving the preparation of statutory financial accounts post qualification.
  • Experience in delivering objectives which have led to a significant’ improvement in service.
  • Have experience in working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders Other in a role which has contributed to the successful implementation of a significant’ change initiative
  • Have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in staff management
  • Have an excellent understanding of financial reporting standards (FRS/IFRS)
  • A current full driving licence and access to a car


What We Will Offer You:

  • £19.89 per hour (band 7)
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme


The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are between Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • This role will be starting as soon as possible


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Financial Accountant – Lurgan/ Newry

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