Post Ref: F35 - Chief Accountant

Post Ref: F35 - Chief Accountant

Salary: £50,000 per annum. Grade 13 (plus market supplement of £8,114). Plus Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are looking for a motivated and ambitious finance professional with relevant skills and experience to lead our Accountancy team.

This is an excellent opportunity for CCAB qualified accountant, with great prospects for personal development and career progression as part of a multidisciplinary finance team.

You will manage and support the Accountancy team in the preparation of the annual revenue and capital budgets, monitoring of financial performance and completion of the final accounts. You will manage the planning, testing, training, implementation and review of computerised financial systems and ensure that the creditors function operates effectively.  In addition, you will ensure that the treasury management and banking functions operate in accordance with legislative, regulatory and organisational requirements. You will work alongside the management of designated service areas and ensure they receive quality financial advice and information.

In return we can offer a competitive salary, generous employer pension contributions and life assurance through the Local Government Pension Scheme, and an excellent benefits package including flexitime, holiday purchase and numerous consumer benefits.

You should be a CCAB qualified accountant with experience of local government finance and possess the ability to lead and motivate a team as well as manage workloads within tight timescales. You should have a high level of communication, numeracy and literacy skills.

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

Expected date of interview: Mid/End November 2021.

Please quote reference no F35

Closing date:  Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 5.00 pm

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