Financial Strategy Accountant
Sector: Local Government
Date posted: 04/05/2021
Duration: 6 months +
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Allen Lane is working with a Local Authority to recruit a Financial Strategy Accountant to join their corporate finance department. Working with the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will use their advanced Excel skills to model key current & future income streams and lead on the production of annual financial reports and the MTFS.
As such, key objectives include;
- Play a key role in preparation of the Council’s budget and MTFS briefings
- Lead on interpreting the impact on financial planning of financial / legislative / policy changes
- Compile and produce accurate and clear data analysis and interpretation to aid effective decision-making including production of tables, graphs, and appendices for all financial planning reports
- Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of the 2020 RA return and any other statutory budget returns
This is a great role for a CCAB qualified Accountant with previous experience in developing the preparation of the MTFS for a council. An excellent knowledge and demonstrable experience of local government funding will be required alongside strong attention for detail.
Please note that due to the urgent time frames on this post applications will be reviewed prior to closing date and as such immediate application is recommended.