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Interim Principal Accountant (HRA)

Day rate to be discussed
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Local government, Unitary councils, County councils, Borough councils, District councils, Local council
Contract Type
Interim, contract and temporary
Full Time
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Job Details

CIPFA-Penna are delighted to be working in partnership with a large local authority organisation who are searching for an Interim Principal Accountant (HRA).

In a newly-created role designed to bring more support to the council’s housing directorate, the successful candidate will provide support for budget-holders and challenge appropriately to help improve budgetary performance – providing reports and analysis to senior stakeholders and shareholders within the council on the company’s performance and on capital schemes.

We’re ideally looking for candidates who have a good understanding of housing finance and the HRA, so that they are able to provide robust and constructive challenge on specific topics related to housing and the HRA. Furthermore, you should be a qualified accountant with a proven background of delivery within local government finance.

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