Ingenium Solutions, on behalf of their local authority client, are seeking a Financial Accountant to be based in Essex.
This is your chance to play an important role in maintaining and delivering the Council’s financial control and governance framework. Your role will be to ensure that the Council complies with the accounting codes, standards and regulations that apply to local authorities, including those related to UK duties and taxes. Your role will have a strong focus on Treasury Management and you will ensure the Council’s internal framework complies with the highest standards of financial governance. When needed you will be supporting on a range of projects and programmes across teams, and you will deliver training and technical guidance to support your team’s development. You will lead by example, creating an atmosphere of trust, respect and credibility in your role, as well as in your team and across the organisation.
In terms of your knowledge and skills, you will need a full CCAB qualification, with evidence of your continuing professional development. You’re a strong, confident communicator with experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams. Someone who’s always looking for new challenges and opportunities and who provides creative and innovative solutions to existing ones. You enjoy challenging the status quo; you’re curious and flexible to the needs of the role, ready to get more involved where necessary to meet tight deadlines.
We offer an excellent benefits package to all our employees. It’s important to us that you have a healthy work/life balance, which is why we offer flexible working solutions. The package also includes a great central location, which is easily accessible to all road and rail links, a clear career path which will encourage gifted, committed individuals to grow with the opportunity for progression and promotion, a local government pension scheme, annual leave of up to 29 days per year, discounted shopping and much more.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an open evening in London on 22nd February for informal interviews. Those successful will then be invited to attend formal interviews, which will take place week commencing 26 February and 05 March.
All applicants must be eligible to work unrestricted in the UK.
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