Interim Financial Strategy Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 26/10/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £400 -£450 per day


My local government client currently has a need for an Interim Accountant to work alongside the Finance Manager on the council’s MTFS strategy.


  • To develop the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) including the forecasting of the Council’s key areas of income e.g. Council Tax, Business Rates and RSG.
  • Work on the  Council’s response and understanding of national issues in relation to funding; Comprehensive Spending Reviews, Budget Reports and the Local Government Settlement etc.
  • Co-ordinate the Annual Budget Process to deliver an effective programme to ensure the Council delivers to the statutory deadlines.
  • Set and deliver an annual training plan for the Council to improve the financial capability of non-financial managers across the Council and knowledge within the Finance Team
  • Deliver the work programme set by the Head of Finance/Finance Manager including leading on cross cutting projects on behalf of the Head of Finance/Finance Manager and representing the Council with external bodies.

You will be CCAB qualified with a proven back ground in the area of Financial Strategy/MTFS within a local government setting.

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

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