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Systems Accountant

Published 09 August 2023
£31000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + LGPS, Remote, Flexible Working
Job Starts: 9th August 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Macildowie are delighted to be working in partnership with a Local Authority in the North West to appoint a Systems Accountant to provide financial, systems and technical support to the team.

This role does not need a systems expert but a candidate with a strong background in finance and accounting, ideally AAT qualified or equivalent, with strong system experience and keen to utilise and develop these skills within a local authority - although you do not need to have previous experience from within the Local Government.

  • Reporting into the Finance Manager, your post will include
  • Providing systems and financial support to the wider finance team
  • Training and updating users on systems developments
  • Providing financial reports in line with requests from the finance team
  • Supporting the DS151 with administering the systems
  • Using your financial knowledge to make recommendations to improve systems performance
  • User acceptance testing
  • Assisting with system upgrades and developments

This post would suit an Assistant Accountant, Finance Assistant or equivalent with strong systems knowledge and a desire to develop in this area and you will receive full training and development.

If successful you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package and a fully remote post, with applicants expected to be on site infrequently.

This is a great authority with a fantastic culture and supportive leadership and executive team! For more information or to submit your details, please forward your details

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Required Skills

  • Accountant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Systems

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