Senior Accountant

Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£37,890 - £40,876
Posted
23 Apr 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
REFI01005
Sector
Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a CCAB or CIMA qualified Senior Accountant to join our Accountancy Services Team at an exciting time for the city.

You will be responsible for providing technical and specialist financial advice, analysis and accounting support to the Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer), Assistant Director (Head of Financial Services), Principal Accountants, Senior Management and Budget Holders.

We are looking for someone who can produce accurate, timely and comprehensive financial and statistical information and possess strong interpretation skills, together with experience of financial monitoring, budget preparation and year-end reporting requirements. Experience of Collection Fund accounting requirements is also desirable.The post holder will have the ability to work as part of a team and show the necessary enthusiasm required to fulfil this role to its optimum.  Excellent communication skills are required along with the ability to exercise your own initiative and the ability to influence decision making.

This is an exciting opportunity in a much varied role.  We are looking for experienced individual who has the desire and ambition to broaden their knowledge, skills and experiences. This is a full-time role, but applications from candidates wishing to work part-time will be considered.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams week commencing Monday 17 May 2021. Please indicate on your application if you are able to attend the interview via Teams, or whether an alternative arrangement need to be made.

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