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Accounting Technician

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Accounting Technician – Southend – 12 month contract - £200-300 per day – IR35 status: Inside scope

We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Technician to work for a major government department on a 12 month contract based in Southend. Candidates with accounting experience within central government department and a particular focus on reconciliations are highly desirable for this role.

The role:

The Reconciliation Accountancy Technician will work within the departments Tax Accounting and Revenue Analysis Team working to bring all outstanding reconciliations up to date, ensuring that any discrepancies are identified/resolved and ensuring that there are effective and ongoing controls in place.


  • Working with a small team to bring a number of bank and suspense reconciliations up to date;
  • Working on monthly ledger routines to provide assurance on accounting data;
  • Ensuring that discrepancies are identified, resolved and logged for audit purposes;
  • Putting in place effective ongoing controls for each reconciliation;
  • Bringing up to date and then maintaining guidance notes on how to undertake the reconciliations;
  • Resolving any problems identified with processes;
  • Working with the wider accounts production team to either assist in delivering key accounting information or to assist in resolving issues/concerns with accounting system processes;
  • Being an effective and pro-active team member.

Skills and experience:

  • Ability to communicate technical accounting concepts clearly and concisely;
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills;
  • Advanced MS Excel skills;
  • Excellent planning and organisational ability;
  • Ability to work without close supervision;
  • High level of accuracy and experience of meeting tight deadlines;
  • Innovative with experience of continuous accounting improvements;
  • Good at technical accounting problem resolution

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 806323

IR35 Status: Inside Scope

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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