Financial Accountant

England, London, East London
£47000 - £52000 per annum + Civil Service benefits
Aug 30, 2019
Sep 26, 2019
Natalie Piantino
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Financial Accountant role with an independent government agency based in East London. Fixed-term contract opportunity focussed on financial reporting and streamlining processes.

Client Details

Public Sector and Government agency in East London which is embarking upon a period of significant change.


As Financial Accountant your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering reconciliations and month end processes
  • Coordinating with internal and external auditors
  • Year end reporting and accounts preparation
  • Managing the fixed asset register
  • Ensuring that accounting policies and processes capture the changes to accounting standards (IFRS 16)
  • Mentoring the two apprentices working in the Financial Accounting team
  • Deputising for the Financial Accounting Manager as and when required
  • Consistently seeking to improve and streamline processes


  • Fully qualified accountant with at least 2 years' post-qualification experience
  • Experience of working in a commercial or not-for-profit/public sector environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and changes to accounting standards
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Excel

Job Offer

  • Salary of £50,000, as well as fantastic benefits package
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to develop your career in a diverse organisation

(Financial Accountant - Public Sector and Government - East London)

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