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Group Accountant

Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
Based at King’s Court Council Offices
Starting salary up to £48,000 per annum
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Group Accountant

Starting salary up to £48,000 per annum

Based at King’s Court Council Offices

We have an opportunity for you to join our financial services team as a qualified Group Accountant reporting to the Financial Services Manager.

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 accountancy service advising and reporting upon financial management, control and compliance. The role requires development and monitoring of budgets along with advising Operational and Senior managers, Elected members, Board members and Directors (of the Council’s companies) to enable effective support service functions, decision-making and budgetary control. The role is also a key contributor to the production of the Council’s Financial Accounting Statements and other accounting return documentation.

You will be a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA or equivalent), with proven post qualification experience in public sector finance, and knowledge of relevant accounting regulations and practices. You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of and skills in accounting software as used by complex organisations and IT packages including experience of Excel and Word. 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: 21 October 2021


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