Principal Accountant

Carrington Blake Recruitment
London, UK
£23.22 - £28.60/hour
16 Sep 2020
16 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Initial interviews being held Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd September

The post holder will have overall responsibility for overseeing financial planning, management and coordination of financial arrangements for a given area across both revenue and capital finance and/or cross cutting areas such as corporate and statutory reporting, and technical finance.

The post holder will expected to lead on a number of processes to ensure that internal and external deadlines are met.

The post holder will maintain a proactive relationship with key stakeholders across the council, providing valuable finance support and effective challenge.

They will play a key role in delivering an integrated approach to the development of financial strategy across the council.

The post holder will be expected to maintain up to date technical knowledge and develop processes and procedures to ensure compliance with new requirements and legislation.

The post holder will provide high quality, responsive, effective and timely advice, to the Council, its committees and officers, Government Departments, external auditors and external bodies, partnerships, on all matters of financial significance.

The post holder will be expected to act as an effective task manager (and line manager where necessary) by:

· providing regular honest feedback and coaching

· delegating work appropriately

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