Accountant

Location
Based at King’s Court Council Office, King’s Lynn
Salary
Up to £41565 (dependant on qualification / experience)
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
22 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a fully qualified accountant, we need you to join our Financial Services team to provide support and assistance to the Group Accountant in providing full financial services for the Council as well as financial support and assistance to the Council’s wholly owned local authority companies.

Working with the Group Accountant you will take a lead role in the closure of accounts and production of financial statements for the Council and the Council’s wholly owned local authority companies and will be actively involved in supporting the external audit process for these.  You will also lead in the co-ordination and preparation of monitoring and financial reports.

You will hold the relevant CCAB accounting qualification with significant proven post qualification experience in public sector finance, ideally local government, with a working knowledge of CIPFA’s Code of Practice and other relevant accounting regulations.  You will also have experience of preparation and submission of statutory financial returns in relation to company accounts, including filing with Companies House.

With excellent communication skills, you will be able to provide financial advice at all levels including the ability to produce reports for Senior Managers and Elected Members/ Board Members.  You will also have experience of management staff.

If you are interested in joining our team, and do not yet have the full professional qualification, but are actively studying to complete it; or if you are qualified, but have less than 2 years’ experience, then your application will be welcomed as a Senior Accounting Technician with future progression to Accountant once all requirements are met.

To find out more about your future in West Norfolk visit www.workinginwestnorfolk.co.uk

Apply online at www.west-norfolk.gov.uk or contact us on personnel@west-norfolk.gov.uk

Closing Date: 22 January 2021