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Truro, Cornwall
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
My client is looking for an organised and dedicated Accountant to join their team within local government. A number of departments with openings. This role is likely to last for around six months but could be extended.

The role will ensure budget holders are provided with the necessary financial information and advice in order to maintain budgetary control within the organisation. This will include support for both capital and revenue budgets and the budget setting process. The role will also provide key information to enable the closure of accounts process to be completed.


£34k per annum / £17.72ph

Holiday Pay on top

Ongoing Contract

Full time hours

Initially working from home due to COVID guidelines, flexible working options including part time

All IT equipment provided

Ongoing support and friendly team


Providing financial information and advice to Departmental Staff

Budgeting the activities of the Client Department in line with all professional and local standards

Ensuring the Accounts of the Client Department is to professional standards

Ensuring all financial returns are completed in a timely manner and to a high standard

Ensure that sound methods of budgetary control are in operation

Providing daily management of Client Department costing systems and providing formal initial training to systems users when required


CCAB Qualified or similar qualification

Significant experience in a similar role, ideally within public sector

Strong communication skills

Substantial level of political awareness

Good IT skills

A high level and detailed medium term financial forecasting ability

Understanding and experience of budgeting processes and be able to provide and enable financial advice in relation to financial standards, options appraisal, and financial modelling.

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  • Job Reference: 663456824-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: RJS Resourcing
    RJS Resourcing
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus holiday pay
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract