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Group Accountant

  • Location

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £43000 - £46000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Craig Donaldson

  • Contact email:

    craigdonaldson@michaelpage.com

  • Job ref:

    13974079/001_1543581280

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    28-12-2018

  • Startdate:

    30/11/2018

  • Client:

    Michael Page

Working collaboratively with the Financial services manager and the rest of the Finance function you will play a key role in delivering the wider strategy

A real team player you will support the team and lead by example

Client Details

My client is a local authority going through a positive culture change under an ambitious and driven CFO.

Description

Your key responsibilities will be:-

* Managing tasks, and leading projects and people, to achieve deadlines.

*To question and analyse complex data and information and to present it in a coherent and user friendly format

*Communicate complex technical matters to non-financial and senior finance colleagues within the organisation

*Liaise with External bodies (for example, Government Departments, External Auditors and

Other Local Authorities

*Have the ability to interpret new accounting practice, standards, guidance, legislation and government announcements, assess the financial and accounting consequences and apply into practice

Profile

A qualified CCAB Accountant (or equivalent)

Experience of working in a Public Sector financial environment with specific experience of budget setting and monitoring and the closure of accounts process

Demonstrate a good working knowledge of Local Government Finance

Proficient in the use of financial management systems and advanced Excel functions

Excellent presentation and communication skills

Job Offer

On offer is the opportunity to impact the organisations strategy going forward. You will have the real opportunity to not only build the strategy alongside the Financial Services Manager and CFO.

This truly is an opportunity to positively impact the lives of the local community.

On top of this is a fantastic working environment and culture. The client is also offering a fantastic base salary of £43,000 to £46,000.

If this sounds like the type of role you would be interested in please do apply via this page.