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Chief Accountant

Employer
Akton Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Enfield Council

Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chief Accountant to join the team at Enfield Council.

Job Role: Chief Accountant

Job Purpose:

To be the primary expert on financial accounting regulations and be the primary advisor on this subject matter to the Council's statutory section 151 Officer.

To hold the day-to-day responsibility for the Council's system of financial controls, ensuring that all key reconciliations are produced monthly, quarterly or yearly depending on their importance and the regularity.

To regularly liaise and manage relationships with the External Auditors at a senior level.

To manage the production of the Council's Single entity and Group accounts.

To manage the end of year capital and asset accounting processes.

To manage the financial accounting function and present to directors and councillors on the matter, where appropriate.

To ensure that the team provide specialist financial accounting advice to budget holders and officers in other parts of Finance to support decision-making and financial modelling of major business cases.
To be the day-to-day system owner of SAP, BPC, CIPFA Asset Manager and any system related to the Council's Accounts.

Key Information

£700 a day (paye)

3Month Contract
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