Financial Accountant
London - 34,029 - 41,484 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 01 December 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this high profile & hugely important government department. The Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) is responsible for providing leadership across government to ensure we get the best deal for Britain and put in place a deep and special relationship with the EU.

DExEU roles are part of a fast paced and dynamic environment right at the heart of Whitehall, where you will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting department and support the delivery of one of the Government’s highest priorities.

DExEU’s values:

  • Embracing our exceptional context with dynamism, rigour and professionalism.
  • Empowered to deliver, bringing new thinking to the challenges we face together.
  • Fostering collaboration through an environment that respects and values diversity.

The responsibilities of this role will entail:

  • Project managing the delivery of the Departmental Annual Report and Accounts and the Whole of Government Accounts return
  • Acting as the central liaison point for the GIAA and NAO for internal audit, financial audit and Value for Money studies
  • Providing the secretariat function for the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
  • Coordinating the Department’s responses to Treasury Minutes
  • Supporting colleagues and helping deliver other financial control responsibilities as and when required
  • Review and develop the financial control environment to ensure that it remains relevant to the fluidity of DExEU’s work, and ensuring there is a robust audit trail to support all of the Department’s transactions

Person specification

  • You will hold a CCAB qualification.
  • You will have the ability to work flexibly and effectively manage tasks according to priority.
  • You will have experience in preparing financial statements and working with the National Audit Office throughout the audit process.
  • You will be able to quickly develop, nurture and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will have a strong working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, the Financial Reporting Manual, Managing Public Money and the Consolidated Budgeting Guidance.

The Deadline for applications is Wednesday 6th November. If you would like to find out more information please get in touch with Tim Salmon – timsalmon@allenlane.co.uk / 02030319634

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