Group Accountant (Strategic Finance)

Employer
Adur & Worthing Councils
Location
Worthing, West Sussex
Salary
£50,264 to £55,255 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2022
Reference
DRD/22/192304

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Sector
Local government, Borough councils, District councils, Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit an experienced CCAB or CIMA qualified Group Accountant to lead our Strategic Finance Team. The main duties of the post holder will be to promote and deliver a strategic focus that meets the Councils’ business objectives and financial planning requirements. This includes the responsibility for the operation of Treasury Management, the management of the Capital Accounting and Insurance functions and maintaining the records for the Councils earmarked reserves.

Candidates should have experience of strategic finance particularly treasury, closure of accounts and statutory financial reporting with a drive to find service and process improvements, with the skills and desire to maximise the use of technology.

The post holder will have the ability to work as a team and show the necessary enthusiasm required to fulfil this role to its optimum.  Excellent management and communication skills are required with the ability to build relationships at all levels. Confidence to exercise your own initiative and the ability to influence decision making is also key.

This is an exciting opportunity in a much-varied role.  We are looking for a fast thinking and experienced individual who will be a significant member of our Finance Team. 

You will be joining a friendly, driven team with a combination of office based and remote working.

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