Principal Accountant (Special Projects)

    • Corporate Services
    • Finance & Accountancy
  • Kent, London, South East
  • £48,000 - £50,000
  • Permanent

Permanent Opportunity

Permanent Opportunity |  Kent Based Local Authority | £48,000- £50,000  | Immediate Requirement

A borough council based in Kent are looking to onboard an accountant to assist in a number of service areas. This council is ideally situated within a 30 minute drive/train commute from London.

The role will be focused on accountancy support for the delivery of special projects by the council, including commercial and financial innovation activity. The right applicant must be a qualified member of CIPFA or CCAB qualified

You will be responsible for delivering timely financial advice to key stakeholders, with a focus on the key financial processes of budgeting, monitoring, preparation of information for final accounts and financial planning, including both revenue and capital accounting requirements.

The ideal candidate:

  • Significant experience of working with and interrogating financial systems.
  • Experience of working within a local government finance environment.
  • Demonstrated experience of compiling and presenting financial reports to Senior Managers and other stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret, apply and explain technical policies procedures, guidance and legislation, such as SORP, BVACOP.

If you’d be interested in knowing more and would like to discuss in further detail, please contact me on 07464 349 923 or email kane.pfeiffer@oysterpartnership.com

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