Strategic Management Accountant

Norwich, UK
16 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
South Norfolk Council has an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Management Accountant to join us based in Long Stratton/Norwich. You will join us on a full time fixed term basis of 6 months. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £50,735 - £53,958 per annum.

Can you speak the numbers game?

Broadland District Council and South Norfolk Council have embarked on an exciting and ambitious new journey towards collaborative working which will culminate in the establishment of a single paid officer team supporting two autonomous Councils. As the Strategic Management Accountant, you will work across both Councils to inform and devise a consistent approach for management reporting.

What you could be part of...

As part of this role you will align the financial strategies, assisting with setting the budgets for 2020/21 and the medium-term financial plans. You will be actively working with the Finance Team, Directors and Senior Managers to improve key financial and reporting processes to support business decisions and the Councils' Strategies.

Working with us would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital, and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people's lives.

Key responsibilities of our Strategic Management Accountant:

- Provide technical and strategic financial advice and expertise to members, managers and budget holders
- Co-ordinate in the production of the Medium-Term Financial Strategies and Plan and annual budget
- Undertake project work as required; including researching and producing business cases, capital and revenue estimates, costings, bids for external funding etc.

What we're looking for in our Strategic Management Accountant:

CCAB Qualified Accountant with a ddemonstrable track record of working in local government finance. We are looking for someone with up to date and extensive knowledge of local government finance codes of practice, regulatory framework, legislation and systems. Along with experience of developing 3-year capital and revenue budgets.

Benefits of becoming our Strategic Management Accountant:

Our current package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 4%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), flexi time, on site café, compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need. As a Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan. We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Strategic Management Accountant then please click 'apply' now, we'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019

Interview/Assessment day: Friday 26 July 2019

An immediate start will be required, so please only apply if you are available for to start immediately.

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