Principal Accountant – Financial Strategy

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: South West

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 16/07/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £500 - £600 per day


A Local Authority in the South West is currently looking to recruit to a Principle Accountant, to support their Housing Development programme

The post holder will carry out detailed financial options appraisals and support project managers to produce robust business cases. You will take responsibility for ensuring that decision makers are presented with high quality financial advice and options where appropriate at key points in the project cycle, and will understand the impacts of the macro and local economic environment on the projects and will take a lead in scenario and sensitivity analysis on a project and programme level to ensure risks are understood and managed.

Qualified accountant with knowledge and experience of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and /or Housing Delivery

  • Excellent financial modelling skills
  • Self – starter with excellent communication and written skills
  • Experience of housing development appraisals, assumptions and cashflow (this may only apply if have housing delivery experience)
  • Knowledge of relevant housing legislation
  • Experience of service / activity reviews

You will CCAB qualified and have a proven experience within Housing Development Finance

Due to COVID-19 this role will be remote working for the foreseeable future

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

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