Reporting into the Deputy S151 officer, the Financial Accounting Manager will lead and play a major role in the closure of the Council’s accounts and prepare the Statement of Accounts. Working in collaboration with relevant officers and other stakeholders, this role will analyse and advise on all new legislation, regulation and accounting standards, advising on its impact and ensure its implementation where appropriate. This will include any new and/or changes to the financial standards as promoted by the Chartered institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
In order to be successful in the role, we are looking for a formally qualified CCAB accountant with experience gained in a similar role. You will have the confidence to lead the closedown process for large complex authority, as well as supporting budget management and business planning.
This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark in an ambitious authority with a rewarding vision.
It’s a full time role, with a hybrid working pattern (min 1 day per week in the office).
To discuss your suitability for this role, contact Sian Negal at 07921 336 709 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re interested in more finance roles within Local Government organisations, visit our latest jobs.