Accountancy Assistant (Contract)

Posted 09 September 2021
Salary£11.40 - 11.40 per hour + Negotiable (submit cv with rate required)
LocationWorcester, Worcestershire, England
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
ReferenceAcc Assistant
Contact NameLauren Bailey

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are currently working alongside a Local Authority based in Worcestershire to recruit an Accountancy Assistant to join their Debt Care team on a contract basis.

**Contract Role- 3 months++ with the view to extend**

Working within the Debt Team, you will be responsible for contacting customers, discussing outstanding balances and expediting payments.

Main purpose of job:

To support the Accountancy Officer and Principle Accountant in providing a full and quality financial management service to Budget Holders, Service Managers, Heads of Service and all Council officers. This will include:-

  • To drive, develop, and provide effective and proactive financial challenge to the operational services within their remit
  • Providing administrative support and dealing with correspondence to the Directorate for applications to the Court of Protection
  • Corresponding with service user's family and solicitors to ensure repayment of Deferred Payment Agreements 
  • To work as part of a Financial Services team assisting to ensure the team is responsive, flexible, efficient and customer focused
  • Working in conjunction with the Accountancy Officer and Principal Accountant in providing a full and quality financial management service to a Head of Service by: -
    • Undertaking routine general ledger maintenance and analysis work
    • Participating in the preparation of debt monitoring reports
    • Participate in the preparation of specific reports for Court of Protection and DPA debt.
  • Providing financial advice and support to Budget Holders and their staff on all aspects of financial management and ensure financial governance is adhered to
  • To ensure that Authority and Directorate financial procedures operate effectively and are in accordance with the scheme of delegation, standing orders and financial regulations

and much much more!

Accounts/Finance experience is essential for this position.

If you are interested in this position please apply ASAP! or send your CV direct to Lauren @ Spencer Clarke Group


Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers