Our client are a large local government organisation and are looking for an experienced Accountant to join their team. This is initially a 1 year contract which may be extended for the right candidate. Our client is looking for someone who can come on board and deliver a full range of high quality financial management and accountancy services to a range of clients. These include the members, strategic directors, as well as to the client's auditors, government departments and external stakeholders in order to support the strategic aims of the council and to assist in the management of the accountancy teams including other professionally qualified staff.
The successful applicant will also provide specialist knowledge and expertise in order to assist in the city council's revenue and capital budget process, budget forecasting and monitoring processes. This role will provide financial advice to members and officers and ensures that completion of statutory financial statements, statutory returns and financial analysis. It assists in the role of ensuring that the city council's assets are managed in line with current legislation, the constitution and financial rules and other professional codes of practice.
To be considered for this role you will be a CCAB qualified individual with substantial experience of preparing budgets for a period of more than one year, preparing monthly budget monitoring reports, preparation of monthly accounts, financial monitoring and final annual accounts. Any experience of working within a public sector/housing environment would be a great advantage.
PLEASE NOTE - THESE ROLES ARE INSIDE SCOPE OF IR35