London, permanent, hybrid working
Salary: £46,601- £56,470
Closing date: Midnight 22 September 2023
The appointed Principal Accountant will likely lead the team on treasury management for both boroughs and lead closing and the audit of one borough, with other responsibilities where needed. It is anticipated Principal Accountants rotate specialisms every 2 years to facilitate progression and training at this level.
As a lead member of this technical team, you will have an analytical mind, be a well-developed communicator, be self-motivated and be committed to providing good customer care. The Principal Accountant posts are designed to provide a great opportunity for talented and ambitious professionals to gain experience in a wide breadth of accounting areas and in working for the two Councils in a single role.
The Principal Accountant post holders will work closely with the Head of Accountancy in providing high quality technical work year-round and in the day-to-day development of the Senior Accountants who will support them in the team’s ambition to be a high-level technical knowledge hub. The post holders will also support the continuous improvement in the Accountancy Service through project work, and the planning and implementation of quality initiatives.
You will have knowledge of statutory financial reporting requirements and financial regulations combined with some experience of leading an area within local authority accounting or extensive knowledge of an area within the team’s remit. Experience in Treasury Management and closing and the audit of accounts is desirable but not essential.
Apply via the Penna website
Contact: Andrew Barton
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 07922 386 432
Mizan Rouf Senior Consultant, Local Government Finance
T: + 44 (0) 7395 855007Mizan.email@example.com
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