Accounting Technician (Temporary)

Favourite Dumfries & Galloway Council
Ref no: DGA02107
Closes: Wednesday, 29th March 2017
Published: Wednesday, 15th March 2017
Location: Carruthers House,English Street
Salary: £18,696 - £24,777 per year
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Category: Financial
Sub-category: Procurement (Finance)


Accounting Technician (Temporary) (8/160F)
£18,696 - £24,777

An opportunity to join the Finance & Accounting function of Dumfries and Galloway Council as an Accounting Technician has now become available.

Based in Dumfries, you will be required to work as a member of a team, supporting Finance colleagues in the delivery of a quality financial service to clients.

Accounting Technicians assist with a diverse range of financial activities including revenue and capital monitoring; maintenance and development of our Financial Management Information System (Integra); assisting in the preparation of final accounts; preparation of financial and statistical returns; data analysis/manipulation and the continuous improvement of the services provided to our clients and undertaking appropriate research.

Candidates should have an element of accountancy experience, knowledge of computerised general ledger systems and good communication skills.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed and ideally will be qualified Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians. However, those with equivalent qualifications and experience will also be considered.

This post is temporary for a period of up to 1 year. This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

For further information please contact: Karen McNish, Corporate Accountancy Manager on 01387 260452 (ext. 64452) or Gillian Ross, Finance & Accounting Manager on 01387 264204 (ext. 64204).

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