Financial Accountant Team Leader - 1 Year Fixed Term

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Title: Financial Accountant Team Leader - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire

Salary: £45,816. Exceptional benefits including 17% pension contribution, flexi time, home working and free parking.

South Kesteven is a local government district in Lincolnshire, forming part of the traditional Kesteven division of the county. It covers Grantham, Stamford, Bourne and Market Deeping.

The Council has ambitious growth plans at the top of its agenda and a vision to create thriving communities where people want to live, work and invest.... so why not be part of this exciting journey. It's a fantastic opportunity to work for a council that is changing and going places. They're looking for people with drive, enthusiasm and creativity to join them as they work differently and become more commercially and customer focused.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Financial Accountant Team Leader. You will be responsible for the day to day management of people, finance, information, resources and projects. You will produce the statement of accounts in line with government requirements and CIPFA codes of practice, in addition to preparing financial information for the setting of the council tax levy. You will support the development of the medium term financial plan, in addition to preparing and coordinating the delivery of the capital strategy and 5 year capital focused programmes. Within the role you will provide Housing Revenue Account financial management, complete all statutory returns, as well as supporting and delivering the budget setting cycle within the financial framework of the medium term financial plan. It is also envisaged that you will support the coordination of budget monitoring of forecasting during the course of the financial year and undertake regular reconciliation of all control accounts and bank statements.

The successful candidate must be an exceptional professional with ambition and drive, who shares the organisations values and passion. It is essential that you are a fully qualified CCAB accountant. Candidates from all areas of the public and private sector will be considered as long as you are able to demonstrate that you can transfer your skills in to a new and challenging environment.

Benefits include; Local government pension scheme (17% employer contribution), 25+ days holiday, free parking, flexible working, home working, computer scheme, cycle to work scheme and child care vouchers.

This opportunity is being managed exclusively by Hays Senior Finance and any direct or third party applications will be forwarded to the Account Manager, Matthew Lane.

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