Principal Accountant – Resources

    • Corporate Services
    • Finance & Accountancy
  • North West
  • Dependent on experience.
  • Temporary

Principal Accountant

Currently partnering with a Local Authority in the North West who are seeking to onboard a Principal Accountant for an initial period of 3 months to help during this busy time.

As a Principal Accountant you roles will include:

  • To plan the work of the team and allocate tasks to team members
    whilst providing appropriate supervision and guidance where
  • To monitor the performance of the team and take any corrective
    action required to ensure that the relevant standards are met.
  • To lead a team undertaking a full range of financial activities to
    several Directorates and Departments including the preparation of
    annual revenue and capital budgets, the provision of financial
    monitoring and accompanying specialist advice and the completion
    of the annual final accounts in accordance with statutory and
    organisational deadlines.
  • To ensure the effective operation of the Council’s financial
    management system including reviewing the performance of the
    system and implementing upgrades and other system changes

You will need…
• To be CCAB qualified and have experience working in a financial environment
• Knowledge and understanding of large public sector organisations, specifically local government
• To have a willingness to improve processes and drive-forward change
• To pro-actively seek solutions to current or foreseeable issues
• Experience of leading and directing staff
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This is a complete remote working role, however things may change from March 2021 onwards.

Please contact me connor.garrett@oysterpartnership.com or 02077 669 049

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