Interim Strategic Capital and Projects Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 17/02/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £500 - £550 per day


A London Borough are on the path of organisation change and transformation. With changing demands and limited resources, the organisation is continually adapting to meet the needs of residents.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Finance, you will lead on the financial management of the Council’s capital programme, working with Finance Business Partners to ensure that all proposals are evaluated robustly and that detailed reports on all financial aspects of the capital programme are provided to all relevant stakeholders.

You will provide strategic financial advice relating to capital and major projects with capital implications as appropriate including developing financial modelling for existing/new projects where appropriate.

You will ensure that consistent financial policies, strategies and procedures that govern the development and monitoring of the capital programme are applied.

You will also lead on the delivery all capital accounting requirements necessary to produce the Statement of Accounts, including reconciling capital outturn, borrowing and grants; maintain the fixed asset register and ensuring the authority is compliant with IFRS16

You will be a CCAB qualified accountant or have significant experience of working at a senior level with in a large and complex organisation. You will have extensive experience of capital accounting in respect of including delivery across multifunctional teams. You will also have an excellent technical knowledge of capital accounting.

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London, SW1Y 6RJ

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