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Accounting Technician
  • Employer: Hastings Borough Council
  • Reference: CSG/21/165422
  • Published: Fri 17/09/2021, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/10/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 to £27,041
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hastings, East Sussex, East Sussex

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Accounting Technician

Maternity Cover – Fixed term for 12 months

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping provide a professional and comprehensive financial service to the Council. The postholder will support the other members of the finance team in providing advice and guidance to budget holders throughout the Council in a number of important ways. This will include assisting with financial reporting and analysis used for management information as well as being responsible for reconciliations and transactional posting of journals using the councils accounting system.

The successful candidate will gain valuable experience in all areas of finance including the closure of accounts, budget setting procedures and financial management. 

The ideal candidate will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) including Maths and English. Experience of office procedures within a public sector organisation including working knowledge of spreadsheets and computerised financial systems would be advantageous. 

Full details of the essential requirements for this post can be found in the job description.