Senior Financial Accountant (Capital)
Our client based in the South East are seeking an Interim Senior Financial Accountant (Capital) required for a 3 month assignment reporting into the Chief Accountant.
In this role, you will lead on aspects of the Council’s statutory financial accounting and reporting requirements (including the Statement of Accounts). In particular, you will be responsible for ensuring that the capital accounting activity is undertaken in compliance with relevant IFRS accounting standards, CIPFA Codes of Practice and government regulations, and in line with the Council’s timetable for closure of the accounts.
Knowledge, skills and experience
- Full CCAB qualification and a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience.
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of CIPFA Codes of Practice and underlying IFRS accounting standards and government regulations, and practical experience of applying these in a complex public sector organisation.
- Ability to engage and establish credibility with finance and non-finance professionals, external auditors and other key stakeholders through the provision of high quality and fit for purpose technical accounting advice and support.
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.