Chief Accountant

Recruiter
Carrington Blake Recruitment
Location
London, UK
Salary
£750/day Umbrella
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Nov 2020
Ref
1778062970
Job role
Chief accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
EXPERIENCED CHIEF ACCOUNTANT REQUIRED FOR AN IMMEDIATE START!

Requirements:

• To be the primary expert on financial accounting regulations and be the primary advisor on this subject matter to the Council's statutory section 151 Officer.
• To hold the day-to-day responsibility for the Council's system of financial controls, ensuring that all key reconciliations are produced monthly, quarterly or yearly depending on their importance and the regularity.
• To regularly liaise and manage relationships with the External Auditors at a senior level.

Brief:

To be the primary expert on financial accounting regulations and be the primary advisor on this subject matter to the Council's statutory section 151 Officer.
• To hold the day-to-day responsibility for the Council's system of financial controls, ensuring that all key reconciliations are produced monthly, quarterly or yearly depending on their importance and the regularity.
• To regularly liaise and manage relationships with the External Auditors at a senior level.
• To manage the production of the Council's Single entity and Group accounts.
• To manage the end of year capital and asset accounting processes.
• To manage the financial accounting function and present to directors and councillors on the matter, where appropriate.
• To ensure that the team provide specialist financial accounting advice to budget holders and officers in other parts of Finance to support decision-making and financial modelling of major business cases.
• To be the day-to-day system owner of SAP, BPC, CIPFA Asset Manager and any system related to the Council's Accounts.

IF YOU FEEL THAT YOU FIT THE ABOVE CRITERIA AND YOU HAVE LOCAL AUTHORITY EXPERIENCE, APPLY NOW

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