Financial Accounts Officer

Vacancy posted: Monday, 6 February 2017

Salary: 22,441 - 24,724
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 20 February 2017
Job ref. no.: 1205

The Scottish Qualifications Authority is Scotland’s national awarding and accreditation body. We are trusted to oversee thousands of qualifications that are available in schools, colleges and workplaces, not just in this country, but around the world.

We are looking for a Financial Accounts Officer to work within our Financial Accounting team providing cover for maternity leave for up to 12 months. The post-holder will support the team to ensure that SQA provides a robust control environment and the business achieves its current financial targets and objectives.

The successful candidate will be required to assist in the day to day running of the financial reporting function, ensuring accuracy and completeness of all finance transactions as well as performing daily checks of transactions carried out in other areas of the business. In order to do this you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following specific duties: 

  • Experience of BACs, banking software and complex foreign currency calculations
  • Experience in dealing with queries with banks and managing corporate bank accounts
  • Preparing monthly cash flow
  • Preparation of month end accounting files

Additionally you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Assisting in preparation of annual report and accounts
  • A good knowledge and understanding of current financial rules and legislation

Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 7, HNC/SVQ 3 ideally in a finance related discipline and/or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience in a financial accounting environment.

If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity, click Apply Now for more information and complete an application form.

SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community. SQA have a Gaelic Language Plan and are committed to its purpose.

Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a' creidsinn gu h-àrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana Nàiseanta don Ghàidhlig.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Two Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

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