Principal Accountant

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £45,000
Posted
02 Mar 2018
Closes
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Allen Lane is representing a London Borough in their search for a Principal Accountant to support their Childrens Directorate. The successful candidate will act as a business partner to designated Heads of Service/Budget Managers to support all financial aspects of services.

Role responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and reviewing the continued financial effectiveness of the service plans to ensure that they are competitive in quality, price and delivery
  • Planning and implementing continuous quality to drive and maximise the efficiency of the systems, processes and outputs
  • Agreeing robust savings proposals
  • Deputising for the Finance Group Manager/ Director of Finance/ Group Accountants as required
  • Staff supervision

Required experience:

  • Good understanding of Local Government Finance
  • Experience of managing a substantial budget and closure of accounts processes
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and motivate a team
  • CCAB Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (with at least 5 years practical experience)

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