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Job Title: Staff Officer Accountant
Reference: GRST/TA/356347
Salary: £12.52 ph plus 30p environmental allowance
Area: River House Belfast
Closing Date: 31/01/2010

Job Summary: The Staff Officer Accountant will provide assistance to the PSNIís Financial and Management Accountants. Main Duties and Responsibilities Financial Accounting Assist with the development, implementation and management of key financial systems including general ledger, purchase ledger, sales ledger, fixed asset register and cash management system Assist with the preparation of the annual financial statements Deal with Audit Office queries, parliamentary questions and other formal enquiries/returns Assist in developing new Payroll systems Working on the modelling of future pension and early departure costs Assist in monthly reporting exercise, including year end forecasting Action and report on Accruals/Prepayments Ė under a Resource accounting and Budgeting environment. Management Accounting Analysis and in-year monitoring of expenditure including year end financial projections Provide advice and assistance to budget holders and line managers on financial matters generally, including assistance in the preparation of monthly budget profiles and liaison with budget holders on performance against budget; Assisting the Management Accountant in determining the Police Service of Northern Irelandís future requirements for financial and costing information to enable its officers to manage effectively; Production of financial and statistical reports including monthly management accounts and memorandum trading accounts Miscellaneous Carry out other financial project work, ad hoc assignments and administrative tasks as requested by Heads of Department