DVSA, Project Accountant

Bristol, South West: Nottingham, East Midlands: Swansea, Wales
Salary: £37,428pa - £41,173pa + allowances of £1,500 - £3,000
15 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Are you a Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant with proven experience working within a finance or accounting environment? 

Are you passionate about sharing best practice and challenging assumptions? 

If so, our team would love to hear from you as here at The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) we are looking to employ a Senior Accountant - Finance Investment Assurance, along with two Project Accountants. 

With the freedom to employ curiosity and openly question assumptions being made about current and future ways of working and their financial impact, you will have the opportunity to build lasting relationships and influence key decisions that will improve the future vision of the DVSA and its systems. 

You will obtain a wide understanding of the Business through advising, supporting and challenging business areas on a regular basis ensuring financial efficiency. Although you will mostly work independently, support will be regularly available from a strong network of colleagues within the area, allowing the opportunity to collaborate and share ideas with others. 

About you 
As an ambitious, self-motivated Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant with a keen eye for detail, you will be confident working alone using initiative, or as part of a wider network. You will bring the confidence to deliver difficult messages in a way which is well-received by all. 

You will be resilient and skilled to quickly and effectively understand requirements and advise the business, putting a financial slant on any advice provided. You will be focussed on contributing to improvements business wide. 

About us 
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) helps everyone stay safe on Britain's roads. 

We do this by helping people through a lifetime of safe driving, helping them keep their vehicles safe to drive, and protecting them from unsafe drivers and vehicles. 

Our work affects millions of people and thousands of businesses. Most importantly, our work saves lives. 

We're an organisation that values professional expertise. We work in inclusive and diverse teams. Meeting the needs of the people who use our services runs through everything we do. 

We have exciting plans for the next 5 years to continue making our roads safer. Join us on our journey and help us to save lives.