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Chief Accountant

  • Location

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Green

  • Contact email:

    jonathan.green@hays.com

  • Job ref:

    3486975_1543917529

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    01-01-2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Senior leadership role encompassing Strategic Financial Planning and Accounting, Taunton


Your new organisation

Would you like to work in an environment that values quality of life and flexible working arrangements whilst also offering excellent finance career opportunities and long term job security ? We are partnering with one of Somerset's largest employers. This organisation have built strong, positive relationships across the county and are able to offer unrivalled opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Your new role

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, this high profile senior finance role will be responsible for the co-ordination, delivery and planning of a significant and complex budget. You will play a key strategic role in the growth and development of this organisation, with oversight of a £60mn Investment Programme.

In addition to Planning and Strategy you will also own the financial accounting and corporate accounting functions, managing a team responsible for a range of responsibilities ranging from Audit, VAT, Treasury and Capital Accounting practices. As the chief accountant your technical expertise will also be utilised in issues relating to Corporate Accounting, Compliance and Financial Regulations.

What you'll need to succeed

Qualified chartered accountant ideally with ACCA, ACA, or CIPFRA
Prior experience in a leadership capacity in a Financial Accounting / Financial Planning capacity
High levels of diplomacy coupled with an excellent technical accounting skillset
Drive and ambition

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary coupled with an excellent pension and benefits package
Superb opportunity to positively influence the development of this significant organisation
Good long term career development opportunities

What you need to do now
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