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Accountancy Assistant- Tameside

Job Title: Accountancy Assistant- Tameside
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Ashton-under-Lyne
Salary: £8.75 - 8.75 per hour
REF: TRPSTR30070040
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Accountancy Assistant – Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Salary: £8.75

Full-Time (36 hours)

Job Purpose:

To contribute to the provision of an efficient, effective and comprehensive business and financial management service to the Council, partners and external clients.


 Financial Advice

To contribute to the provision of financial management, technical and business planning advice, training and support within the appropriate areas of responsibilities to Elected Members, management, partners, internal and external clients

To contribute to the reporting of financial management and business data within corporate governance and specific client requirements.

To contribute to the mapping of resources to Council and Partnership priorities

To contribute to the improvement and integration of service, business and financial planning

To contribute to the challenge, scrutiny and provision of advice on financial management and performance decisions and proposals within the service and for all clients

To maintain a comprehensive awareness of existing and emerging national and local implications for the financial management service and clients.  To contribute to the assessment of the associated business implications and provision of appropriate support, advice and guidance. 

To attend client management team meetings as appropriate


 To contribute to the preparation of long-term budgets in accordance with the instruction of the Section 151 Officer and at other times as required by clients

 In conjunction with client management, to contribute to the monitoring of budgets on a    regular basis indicating any variations to client and senior accountant and advise on   appropriate remedial action

To contribute to the evaluation and modelling of medium- and long-term budget implications of client service provision


In accordance with agreed timetables / deadlines and the requisite statutory legislation and Accounting Code of Practice;

To contribute to the preparation of Final Accounts and Statement of Accounts

To contribute to the accurate and timely completion of grant claims, government and other returns

To contribute to the accurate and regular maintenance of service and client accounts and systems during the financial year

 Improvement and Efficiency

To contribute to improvement and efficiency projects.  To contribute to the preparation and delivery of efficiency and savings plans for clients which support corporate long-term financial planning including the modelling of costs for various options

To contribute towards innovative and sustainable opportunities to deliver efficiency saving allocations for the financial management and client services

To contribute towards appropriate benchmarking requirements within the financial management and client services.  To contribute to activity-based cost analysis requirements as appropriate.

To contribute to the appraisal and evaluation of additional funding stream opportunities for the financial management service and clients

To contribute to opportunities to develop the use of corporate and service specific systems to support improved and efficient ways of working which add value to financial management and client services.

To contribute to the business planning and risk management strategies of financial management and client services

To contribute to the performance management, quality assurance and continual improvement of the financial management service delivered to clients

To contribute to the evaluation and promotion of innovative marketing opportunities for the financial management service and clients

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137