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Service Manager - Chief Accountant

Service Care Legal
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1 Jun 2022

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Service Manager - Chief Accountant

Location: Somerset

Job Type: Temporary Fixed Term (9 Months)

Salary: up to 560 per day - 37 hour week

Discipline: Finance

Start Date: 06/06/2022

*Remote or 1 day in office*


Job Description

A Local Authority based in Somerset is looking for a Service Manager - Client Accountant to join the team on a temporary 9 month contact to be responsible for the production of the Authority's statutory Statement of Accounts with significant liaison with managers across the Authority such as property and with external auditors. The post holder will lead the Authority's closure of accounts process, plan and direct all accounting processes, deliver financial training, advice the Authority on VAT matters and provide financial advice to the Director of Finance.

Ideal Candidate

Fully CCAB Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or Equivalent)
Experience of working in public sector finance
Extensive knowledge of financial accounting standards and VAT
Experience of managing financial staff and delivering training
Experience of close of accounts and financial planningIf you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on (phone number removed) or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed
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