My client is looking for a Group Accountant for a 6-9 month Fixed Term Contract to bolster a busy finance team and support with some key projects.
The main purpose of the role would be focussed around the Financial Management services of the Council, providing advice and management accounting services to a portfolio of Service Divisions.
Key responsibilities would include:
- To maximise the benefit of the revenue and capital resources by supporting key business managers and members of the Council with strategic decision making
- To ensure that financial controls and processes are in place to manage the budgetary frameworks
- To provide financial advice and information to Senior Managers within the Council on the financial implications of decisions and proposals in order to help the Council meet its objectives and statutory responsibilities.
Experience of working on capital projects and supporting operational services in the delivery of workstreams would be very useful
You will also need to be a qualified accountant and happy to work in a busy yet challenging finance team where priorities can change making for an exciting and fun work environment