Senior Technical Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 24/12/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £45,769 - £59,431 per annum

Details

A Central London based public sector organisation, going through a period of change and modernisation is recruiting for a Senior Technical Accountant to support this.

The post-holder will manage two people and will be responsible for helping to ensure the proper administration of the Authority’s financial affairs, by delivering high quality financial services, as a critical contribution to the efficient, effective and economic achievement of the organisations vision. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert technical accounting advice and guidance
  • Preparing the annual Statement of Accounts, including taking on a key role in the development and monitoring of accounts closure processes
  • Supporting the production of the annual capital programme, strategy and monitoring including providing advice and challenge as appropriate
  • Representing the Finance Department on project boards, providing financial information, advice and challenge as appropriate.

To be suitable for the role you need to be a technically minded qualified accountant with excellent communication skills and the ability to drive through change. Previous experience of capital accounting or working on preparing the statement of accounts within a complex public sector organisation is essential.

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