Senior Finance Officer

Location Chichester, West Sussex, England
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££240 - £241 per hour
Contact name: Euan Cosh

Contact email: ecosh@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: RQ428766_1624530125
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Finance Officer
Chichester
£240 per day
Full Time Contract

Novax Recruitment is actively seeking a Senior Finance Officer based in Chichester. This is a temporary position, contracted full time hours. This role will allow for flexible working, with the client expecting the candidate to come into office every Thursday, and moving to two days in office from September.

This post forms part of the Financial Control Team in Corporate Finance. The postholder's responsibilities are varied, incorporating financial accounting, statutory returns and maintenance of essential controls.

You will be a direct contributor to the preparation of our annual accounts, including responsibility for the remuneration disclosures and maintenance of our fixed assets register. You'll also be a key contact for external audit queries, so strong scrutiny and communication skills are a must.
In addition, you'll lead on the preparation of our Whole of Government Accounts return, as well as the subsequent audit. You'll engage directly with our residents as the Finance lead for Freedom of Information requests, ensuring that responses are timely and accurate.

As well as completing your own account reconciliations, you'll have responsibility for maintaining our corporate schedule, reviewing the work of colleagues and advising as appropriate. The post holder will also need to support the evolving operations of the team and carry out a lead role in projects as required.

We are looking for a candidate AAT qualified, as well as advanced knowledge of MS Excel and comprehensive knowledge of SAP Finance or equivalent IT finance package, and sound and accurate overall IT knowledge including Microsoft Office.

For further information please contact Euan at Novax on 01615491999 or follow the job advert to apply.