Group Accountant

Employer
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Salary
Starting salary up to £48,000 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2021

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Job Details

Starting salary up to £48,000 per annum

Based at King’s Court Council Offices

We have an opportunity for you to join our team working for a new Financial Services Manager under the overall direction of our Assistant Director Resources and Section 151 Officer. 

As one of two Group Accountants you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Finance Team.  With a busy and varied remit, you will motivate and develop a dedicated team to provide a comprehensive, high quality service - from accountancy, to financial management, support and advice.  Financial Services works collaboratively, so you will develop strong partnerships with Elected Members, Operational and Senior Managers across the Council, as well as Board members and Directors of Local Authority Companies, ensuring Financial Services meet their needs.

You will be a fully qualified CIPFA accountant (or equivalent), with proven post qualification experience in local government finance, and knowledge of the relevant legislation.  You will be familiar with software including mainframe accounting systems and a skilled communicator.  As an experienced and effective manager you will ensure the delivery of key accounting functions to a high standard and to tight deadlines.

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Closing date: 29 July 2021.

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