Group Accountant (Technical)

Location
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Town Hall, Hornton Street
Salary
£42,400 - £57,400 plus PRP
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
RA/18/77861
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, we’re looking to meet some exciting challenges by strengthening our Finance function. For a qualified Accountant, it’s an outstanding opportunity. With your help, we can make sure our borough keeps moving forward.

In this key role, providing technical advice on corporate finance matters, closure of revenue accounts and statutory reporting will be down to you. You will have a lead role in developing and monitoring in-year processes to facilitate a smooth and faster closedown. With your expert knowledge of corporate finance, you’ll be equipped to deliver training and offer high-level guidance and support. This will cover a broad range of financial issues, including correct use of the chart of accounts.

To join us, you must be CCAB-qualified and well versed in accounting practice. You’ll know all about Council financial frameworks and requirements for annual closure of accounts and audit. You’ll also be aware of the issues and legislation affecting local government and have thorough understanding of accounting standards and codes of practice. With this background plus strong communication skills, you can prepare accounting statements, monitor control accounts and support senior managers.

If you love making things happen, enjoy working in a collaborative way and want to use your technical accounting skills to nurture the future of a changing borough, we want to hear from you.

Contact Lubna Nasir, Chief Accountant, on 07715 234023 for an informal discussion about this position.

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