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Principal Accountant (Financial Accounting)

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Council, permanent, £41,675-50,516

Closing date: Friday 5th November 2021

CIPFA-Penna are working with Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils to recruit a Principal Accountant (Financial Accounting) on a permanent basis. Joining their team, you'll take a lead on financial accounting: overseeing capital and asset accounting, finance, production of statements, and treasury management. You'll help the councils establish innovative new ways of delivering services, and ensure the very highest levels of technical expertise across the organisation.

Preferably a CCAB-qualified accountant, you'll have considerable experience of public sector finance and exceptional communication and management skills. An adaptable approach and openness to new ideas are also essential.

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have a well-established and progressive partnership: two sovereign councils each with a unique identity and a shared vision of the future. Through joining their workforces and fostering a modern collaborative culture, they are serving our residents in a more customer-focused and cost-effective way. As we emerge from the pandemic, they are determined to achieve the very best for their communities — an exciting initiative you can be a key part of.

To find out more contact Andrew Barton: or visit the Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils website.