Head Accountant - Adult Social Care and Health

Devon County Council
Exeter, Devon
£57,672 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Local government, County councils, Local council
Contract Type
Full Time

Devon County Council is based in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, whether you like the sea, the countryside or the city, Devon is the place for you. We have a modern and vibrant workplace with flexible working opportunities and offer support to relocate.

Devon is an ACCA approved employer, CIMA premier partner and a CIPFA platinum accredited employer. We are committed to supporting your professional studies and continuing professional development and we offer a great team spirit and culture within a challenging but genuinely supportive and cohesive environment.
Due to an internal promotion Devon County Council is seeking to appoint a Head Accountant to work with adult social care services to help us meet the challenges of today and shape our future for tomorrow. As we move out of the pandemic environment we need a financial leader to continue to help deliver our ambitions for Devon to be the best to grow up, live well and prosper.

It is an exciting time to be joining our finance team, we have several key transformation projects getting under way which will define our service for years to come. As a senior member of the team you will have a critical role in shaping and leading our service, ensuring systems are fit for purpose and remain relevant in an ever-changing environment.

This is a key senior role that supports the largest service of one of the largest county councils in the country – and is your opportunity to create impact. If you are an inspiring leader and an effective communicator we want to hear from you.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Finance you will lead a team of around 40 to deliver a high quality and forward thinking management accounting service. You will be able to balance the demands of business partnering with the responsibilities of financial stewardship in order to help shape the future of adult social care provision and promote our next stage of development.

You will be a confident financial leader with excellent IT and analytical skills that support your core accountancy knowledge and commercial acumen. An awareness of the dynamics and challenges faced by the social care and health sectors is desirable as is an understanding of public sector financial reporting regimes.

To find out more about working with us and to apply, please visit https://devonjobs-nextjs.vercel.app/job/head-accountant-adult-social-care-and-health-ref-2639/ and if you would like an informal discussion about the role and what it is like to work for us, please contact Mat Thorpe – Deputy Director of Finance & Public Value on 01392 381310. More information about our team can be found at Devon Finance Services

Closing date: 22nd May 2022

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