04 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco in Bolton are looking to recruit a Principal Accountant to work for the local authority on a full time interim basis. The suitable candidate will be qualified to CCAB level.

The role will require the provision of advice, support and training to the organisation, with regard to the delivery of the corporate priorities, strategic options, consolidation of budgets and the maintenance of financial records and accounts.

Duties for this role will include:

* Contributing to the financial instruments disclosure notes required as part of the statement of accounts and their compliance with the CIPFA Code on local authority accounting
* Responsible for the taxation/VAT management, returns and responding to VAT queries
* Take a lead role in preparing the annual statement of accounts, in conjunction with the Group Accountant
* Assist with the creation of capital accounting entries to the annual accounts, including those associated with leased assets
* Liaise with external auditors, managing the delivery of information in response to auditor requests and in respect of final accounts working papers
* Auditing the accounts
* Working in collaboration with the other departments of the company and performing analysis and evaluation of data

Skills required for this role include:

* Excellent analytical and observation abilities
* Ability to form conclusions and depict future course based on the available financial details
* Ability to communicate well with all departments in order to ensure that the accounts are accurate
* Good writing skills in order to make reports to senior management

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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