Senior Accountant - Projects - 2 Year FTC

Recruiter
CIPFA-Penna
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Jan 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

2 year FTC opportunity

Our client, a local authority is looking for a Senior Accountant – Projects to provide high quality financial accounting and information services to Departments, Members, Officers and external customers.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Prepare resource allocation positions, budgets, and draft budget reports for a number of major projects.
  • Assist in delivering the year end close down programme
  • Analyse budgets relating to capital projects in association with Project Managers and monitor adherence to budget timetables and legal agreements
  • As part of the wider team, to assist in the supervision, management and development of staff.

The successful candidate must be a CCAB (or CIMA) qualified accountant (or finalist), preferably CIPFA, or experienced AAT qualified accountant, with specific knowledge of (A, I):

  • Local authority capital accounting
  • Discounted cashflows and net present value calculations
  • Treasury Five Case Model
  • Collection Fund (desirable)

Previous experience of working in a local authority setting is essential.

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