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Senior Accountant

Castlefield Recruitment
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14 May 2021

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Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a Local Government who are looking for a dynamic Senior Accountant. They are looking for someone who Responsible for providing technical and specialist financial advice, analysis and support to the Director of Resources (Section 151 officer), the Assistant Director (Head of Financial Services), Principal Accountants, Senior Management and Budget Holders

Duties will include;
  • Evaluation of, and advice and support to, external funding bids, both revenue and capital, to ensure they stay compliant with the Council's rules and fully understanding funder requirements to ensure the Council meets funding terms and conditions
  • Provide advice and support to ensure that Project Managers have addressed and mitigate all financial risks prior to any bids being submitted. Ensure all costs including support costs and running costs and exit costs where appropriate have been correctly apportioned
  • To keep up to date of new legislation, statutory guidance and policy developments in local government
  • Preparation and advice to service(s) on Revenue and Capital Budgets and Medium Term Financial Forecasts
  • Annual Closure of Accounts for Services in order to prepare the Council's Statement of Accounts ensuring adherence to relevant Accounting Codes of Practice, Statement of Recommended Practice and other applicable accounting standards

  • This position will suit a motivated Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent)
  • Relevant Local Government experience in a similar area
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other areas of the Council

To apply for the Senior Accountant position please use the link provided, visit the Castlefield website, or contact Lucy Meagh via LinkedIn.
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