Senior Project Accountant

West Midlands Region
15 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Full Time

CIPFA-Penna are supporting a large, evolving council in the Midlands in search of an Interim Senior Project Accountant to plan, deliver and lead a high-profile programme of improvement and implementation at the core of the organisation. This is an interim role for a period of at least 9 months.

Supporting the programme team with the provision of professional technical accounting expertise, financial management & reporting and strong workstream leadership and management, you will play a pivotal role in leading and developing the programme to a successful conclusion that will have a meaningful and long-lasting impact on the financial operating model of the organisation (and the wider finance team in general).

We are seeking candidates with extensive knowledge of leading and delivering programmes (ideally systems implementation and financial processes improvement) in a local authority environment. You should demonstrate excellent knowledge of financial and management reporting, with a clear idea of ‘what good looks like’. You’ll also be a proven and credible leader with a natural ability to capably address challenges without deviating from your course and end objective. You must also be a fully-qualified accountant holding any of the following: CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA.

For further information or to notify us of your interest in the assignment, please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna (