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Senior Technical Accountant

Employer
Allen Lane Limited
Location
Greater London
Salary
£550 - £600 per day
Closing date
12 Apr 2024

Allen Lane are delighted to be assisting a Greater London District Council with the recruitment of an interim Senior Technical Accountant. This District council are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to lead on the preparation of the Councils year end accounts. Key duties will include: 

  • Lead the closure of the Council’s accounts and the preparation of the Statement of Accounts, ensuring that the Statement is prepared in accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations Manage the external audit process ensuring that audit queries are answered quickly and appropriately, minimising cost. Implement the procedures the Council has in place to maintain control over accounting activity, such as balance sheet reconciliations, grant registers, and the Council’s asset register. Lead the management of treasury management activity, such as investments or borrowing and formulation of the Council’s treasury strategy. Attend meetings with the Council’s Treasury Advisors and feed back to the Lead Finance Specialist and S151 as appropriate. Contribute to the management of the finance team in its role of developing and implementing policy, reviewing and monitoring operational and performance issues.

The ideal person for this role will be a qualified Accountant and have significant experience in leading year end and the preparation of statement of accounts in a Council environment. This role will be initially be for three months and will offer a hybrid working arrangement with the Council being quite flexible around a hybrid working arrangement.

 

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