Group Accountant (Revenue)
The City of Lincoln Council is looking to appoint an experienced finance professional who will contribute to all aspects of the financial standing, management and reporting of the Council’s financial resources. This key finance post will support the delivery of a comprehensive finance service, with particular focus on providing advice and analysis for all aspects of revenue planning, monitoring and accounting, including contributing to the development of business cases and projects.
The ideal candidate will need to be a fully qualified CCAB accountant; preferably CIPFA, with excellent technical accounting skills. Significant experience of the preparation of statutory accounts, budget preparation and budgetary control is essential and you must be proficient in the use of computerised financial systems. You will be an innovative self-starter, with an aptitude for interpreting, explaining and applying accounting standards and policies, and an analytic approach in evaluating business proposals. You’ll have excellent communication skills, be able to build effective relationships at all levels and to manage both your own and your team’s workload
If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive required, we look forward to receiving your application. If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact: Robert Baxter, Financial Services Manager on 01522 873361.