Principal Accountant

Spencer Clarke Group
Luton, UK
Closing date
10 Oct 2020

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Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Luton Council to provide them a with a Principal Accountant to join their team on a Contract Basis!

Full Time

Rate - £300/400 + per day (negotiable dependent upon experience- Please submit CV with rate Required)

Your Role

To lead, co-ordinate and be accountable for the provision of enabling, customer focussed accountancy and financial management services relating to the departments served by their finance teams. To ensure that all estimates (revenue and capital) and accounts (revenue, capital and balance sheet) are accurate, timely, consistent with corporate financial policy, practice and guidance, best professional practice and all pertinent legislation and financial regulations. To deputise for the Finance Business Partner as required, and provide high quality financial advice to managers whenever needed.

Experience/Skills Required:

Substantial experience gained in a complex environment of accounting functions including budgeting, monitoring, year-end closure, financial modelling and planning.
In depth experience of using IT based financial management systems and the use and development of integrated spreadsheets to produce financial and management information.
Demonstrable experience of reviewing and improving financial processes and procedures.
Substantial experience of providing high quality financial and strategic advice at a senior level.
Substantial experience of successful project management
In depth knowledge of accountancy principles and practice.
Qualified accountant (CCAB) - i.e. CIPFA, CIMA, ICA, ACCA - or partqualified with extensive experience and able to demonstrate continuing professional development
If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Matt Byrne-Fraser @ Spencer Clarke group -


Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
Market leading referrals of up to £500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers
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