We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with excellent technical and analytical skills to join the West of England Combined Authority as our new Assistant Accountant.
Working as part of our Finance and Procurement team, you will help them deliver effective and efficient finance support by undertaking a range of activities, within the following specialist work areas:
- Departmental financial support - helping to maintain and monitor revenue and capital accounts, preparation of forecast outturns and final accounts for distinct service(s).
- Treasury management -maintaining the Authority’s cash-flow forecast, ensuring it’s updated with relevant information and reconciled on a daily basis.
- System - maintaining and developing the integrity of the financial systems.
- Technical - assisting the Head of Finance and the Management Accountants in the preparation of the final accounts, ensuring knowledge of the latest financial accounting practice including IFRS is current.
A flexible, innovative approach is an essential requirement together with the willingness to respond constructively to challenge and opportunity and to be able to work alone or as part of a team.
We are looking for candidates who have experience in providing financial support in a dynamic and multifaceted organisation and can perform complex reconciliations. Candidates must be a qualified accountant or a part-qualified accountant actively studying at the final level (CCAB/CIMA).
For an informal conversation about the role, please call Linda Key, Management Accountant – Capital & Projects, T: 0117 456 6976 E: Linda.Key@WestofEngland-CA.gov.uk