Interim Principal Accountant
My client a Borough Council is seeking a Principal Accountant. To act as the lead accountant for in the preparation of the annual budget , the preparation of the annual accounts for audit and corporate financial reporting.
You will be responsible, in consultation with the Technical, Capital and Treasury Accounts and Corporate Accountancy Team Leader for; the planning and timetabling of the Council’s Annual Accounts process, drafting of the Council’s Statement of Accounts (SOA) , submission of SOA to external audit, and progressing the SOA through the audit, obtaining final sign off by external audit within the statutory timetable or such other timetable determined by the Council.
CCAB qualified with considerable breadth and depth of experience of working in Local Government Finance and with substantial experience of preparing Annual Accounts.
Please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org