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Finance Technical Specialist – Accounting and Closedown

Warwick, Warwickshire
£43,380 - £49,163
Closing date
7 Nov 2021

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Local government, Unitary councils, County councils, Borough councils, District councils, Local council
Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We have a superb opportunity for an experienced professional to join Warwickshire County Council’s Finance Service.

We are looking for a finance technical specialist to lead on the Council’s accounting standards and the closedown of accounts (£43,380 - £49,163 pay award pending).

This is a critical role, working across the Finance Service to deliver a complex portfolio of work.

As the technical specialist on the accounting standards and the financial accounting processes and procedures adopted by the organisation you will provide outstanding technical and specialist financial advice and support to the Strategic Director for Resources (the Section 151 officer), the Assistant Director – Finance (Deputy Section 151) and the wider finance service.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced finance professional, who can:

  • Continue the delivery of the County Council’s Statement of Accounts in line with statutory deadlines;
  • Work effectively with the external auditors to achieve a satisfactory audit;
  • Keep abreast of any changes in accounting standards applicable to the authority and maintaining compliance, leading on the policy, process and financial systems changes needed; and
  • Ensure arrangements are in to maintain the integrity of our financial systems and that they continue to effectively meet accounting requirements.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Additional Information

For information about the role please contact our recruitment partner at CIPFA Penna:

Closing date: Sunday 7th November 2021

Interview dates: 16th and 17th November 2021


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