Technical Revenue Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: Essex

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 30/03/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £48,123 - £51,303 per annum


Essex Police are entering a period of exciting change. Despite the increased challenges facing the emergency services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Essex Police are focused on delivering significant new initiatives which will further contribute to the safety and security of the residents of Essex.

Essex Police have delivered funding for more Police Officers, provided the investment needed for better technologies and broadened the number of volunteers from communities to help keep residents safe.

During this period of proactive change, we are recruiting two finance roles including the Technical Revenue Accountant, which will work alongside the Corporate Accounting Manager in the provision of key technical accounting support to the force. Key responsibilities include:

  • Playing a key role in the preparation and co-ordination of the annual budget setting process, including leading on the costing process for the annual pay budget
  • Working closely alongside the Corporate Accounting Manager to ensure the successful completion and sign-off of the annual Statement of Accounts and related external audit process, in accordance with prescribed timescales
  • Being the subject matter expert for all pensions-related issues for the force
  • Overseeing the provision of key technical advice and support on all corporate taxation issues, including VAT, CIS and IR35, ensuring the force meets its statutory requirements
  • Managing and overseeing the Corporate Revenue Manager and their team

To be suitable for this role you need to be a fully qualified CCAB Accountant (or Finalist) with a strong technical skillset and a thorough understanding of key accounting and taxation concepts in a public sector context. You will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge processes and drive departmental change.

For more information on Essex Police, the recruitment process and to see the job description please contact Matthew Swindell on 07921 337926 or Will Ryan on 07789 871864 for a confidential conversation.

Closing date: Monday 19th April, 2021

Interview date: weeks commencing Monday 10th May 2021

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