Project Accountant

Allen Lane Limited
London (Greater), South East England
£575 - £650 per day
Closing date
30 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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You will provide full financial support to the capital projects and redevelopment of the town hall, including development of business case, options appraisal, reporting to the board.

Main Duties

  • Review capital receipts/disposals position (and revised disposal timescales) following phase 1 for sites currently in disposal to establish capital resources potentially available.
  • Review/update other capital resources (e.g. backlog maintenance provisions) to establish other capital resources potentially available.
  • Review/update other resources held after phase 1(ICT relocation, move costs, other accommodation reserve) to identify other available resources.
  • Update on savings position.

Business Case deliverables

  • Financial analysis and input to full option appraisals, modelling and advice on options.
  • Appraise financial impacts of options/preferred strategy.
  • Financing strategy/borrowing.
  • Capital receipt/disposal assumptions for new business case.
  • Identify current running costs for existing sites, comparisons with benchmark/projected future running costs (or disposal savings) to establish overall revenue running costs savings.
  • Support commercial options review for the Town Hall – financial advice on options and preferred option.
  • Financial support to identify delivery costs – internal staffing, external advice, enabling works, moves, interim accommodation.
  • Manage business case model, monitor changes and impacts.
  • Review and monitor on-going implementation and viability providing financial guidance and advice including formal financial comments in reports.
  • Assess financial impact of all linked strategies – libraries, ICT, possible CCG occupation, other commercial lettings etc. Future building management and FM strategy.
  • Capture, challenge and monitor all costs, income and tax implications providing monitoring reports for programme board and work streams/groups.
  • Support to and liaison with board, work streams, project officers, Council departments and consultants/advisers. Financial guidance and advice to key officers.
  • Active membership of all programme work streams to give financial advice and ensure delivery within agreed budgets together with achievement of planned savings.

You will be fully a fully Qualified Accountant, with significant experience of providing financial support in a similar environment ideally from the private sector or worked on large scale redevelopments within a Local Authority or similar

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