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Project 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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Project Accountant

Starting salary up to £48,000 per annum

Based at King’s Court Council Offices

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

This role is responsible for interpreting accounting regulations, advising upon project appraisals and monitoring financials aspects of the Capital program and its revenue impact. You will advise upon and determine options for financial aspects of the Council’s wide array of projects that extend over a number of years and using various funding sources, at times, in liaison with the Council’s partners. The postholder is also a key contributor to 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 accounting regulations and practices. Experienced in communicating effectively within multi-disciplinary teams, along with project and service managers across the Council and its companies to ensure that they have a clear financial picture to enable effective decision making and budgetary control. 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. Experience of management is desirable to 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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