Championing Financial Expertise
As a large organisation with a strong track record in financial management we're looking for proactive and innovative individuals to join our high-performing Finance Team.
As a Principal Accountant you will feel supported and valued, with opportunities to make a difference in a senior role, helping the County Council and its partners to achieve their service delivery objectives and promoting robust financial management.
You will be leading a professional team delivering high quality financial advice and guidance, demonstrating a strong understanding of customer needs in applying your technical expertise and using sound judgement to assess risks and issues.
You will play an active role in the delivery of service improvement programmes and projects for customers and the Finance Service, leading by example with your positive and collaborative approach to change. You will do this while also ensuring the successful delivery of core budget monitoring, budget preparation and year end accounting tasks, promoting best practice within your team and across the service and supporting the ongoing development of your team.
You will be a qualified accountant (CCAB or equivalent) with strong technical knowledge and a commitment to your ongoing professional development. You will be adaptable, flexible and productive, with the ability to communicate clearly and the interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships. An understanding of the public sector would be an advantage.
Please ensure you complete the application form fully to explain your suitability for this role, as CVs will be used for context only.