Interim Company Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: East of England

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 10/06/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 months

Salary: £450 - £500 per day


A Local Authority in East Anglia are currently looking for a Commercial Accountant to provide financial management advice to their growing Housing Company.. The post holder will also be working on providing financial support to two project teams working to insource 2 joint ventures into separate council owned companies.

Main Duties:

  • Preparing company annual statutory accounts for several separate entities (and to the same deadline) and managing the annual audit/s including taking responsibility for ensuring all documentation is in place for auditing purposes.
  • Providing company financial outturn information in the format required for the wider finance team to consolidate and prepare group accounts for the Council.
  • Producing annual budgets and estimates and assisting with the annual production of the company’s Business Plan.
  • Commissioning and/or providing advice on taxation including VAT and Corporation Tax. Overseeing the production of the Construction Industry scheme and monthly VAT return/s to HMRC


  • Corporate / company accountant or management accountant experience within a commercial / for-profit organisation (ideally within a housing or property-led organisation)
  • Experience of managing a small team of staff including appraisals, training and development
  • Experience and proven track record of improving processes and procedures
  • Proven negotiating and advocacy skills, working with senior stakeholders.
  • CCAB Qualified

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33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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