Chief Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: North West

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 29/12/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £500 - £550 per day


An excellent opportunity has arisen with a local authority in the North West for a Chief Accountant to lead in the successful production of the Annual Statement of the Accounts.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable evidence in doing this previously to a high standard and would be most suited to a Chief Accountant who has a hands-on approach and excellent technical skills. The post includes day-to-day management of a small team, allocating work effectively and managing delivery of deadlines and performance management.  It will also play a key part in transforming the division, particularly streamlining and quickening the closedown process and will enhance the provision of financial advice and support to the Business Partnering team.

You must be CCAB qualified and have a detailed knowledge of the technical strategic and technical framework within which local government operates. Due to the importance of this post, prior senior management experience within a local authority will be essential.

This will be a quick start so if you have the required skills for this position and are looking for a new challenge then please apply.

This post offers the chance to make an important difference at a busy time for the team and could lead to future opportunities.

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