Accounting Technician

May 23, 2024
£31000 - £31000

Job Description

Robert Half are delighted to partner exclusively with a renowned third sector organisation in Fife who are seeking an Accounting Technician on a permanent basis. This role is primarily aimed at aiding in the delivery of accounting and financial services for the organisation, working alongside the Head of Finance. As one of two accounting technicians within the team, this position may involve rotation. Consequently, duties encompass a variety of services rather than being specific to one role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in formulating annual budgets.
  • Prepare and review financial monitoring reports for the organisation as needed.
  • Draft accounts for the organisation as necessary.
  • Aid the Senior Accountant in preparing and scrutinising reports and financial statements.
  • Manage the financial ledger system on a daily basis, ensuring accurate recording of income and expenditure.
  • Offer financial guidance and support to non-financial budget managers.
  • Generate various statistical and financial reports as required by the organisation and its trading subsidiary.
  • Assist the Strategic Finance Manager in policy and procedure development.
  • Provide guidance, support, and oversight to the finance assistants.
  • Ensure compliance with financial controls, policies, and procedures, in alignment with governance frameworks.

Your profile:

  • Experience of working in an accounting environment
  • Exposure to management of a small team of transactional finance
  • Experience of using accounting software such as Sage or Xero
  • Strong numerical and excel skill

Salary and benefits:

  • A competitive salary within the range of £31,000 – £38,000, dependent on experience
  • A local government pension scheme
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Flexible working opportunities and hybrid working (two days in the office)
  • Discounted gym/swim memberships

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