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Principal Accountant & Team Leader - Basingstoke

Job Title: Principal Accountant & Team Leader - Basingstoke
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Basingstoke
Industry:
Salary: £366.49 - 366.49 per day
REF: LMNYK424245
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email: enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Basingstoke & Dean BC – Principal Accountant & Team Leader

Location: Basingstoke – RG21 4AH

Hours: Full time

Payrate: £366.49 a day

JOB PURPOSE

To lead and manage the Technical Team in Accountancy

To be responsible for the provision of specialist technical advice to the Accountancy Manager, Head of Financial Services and the Executive Director of Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)  on legislation, accounting standards, codes of practice and any complex accounting advice on major capital projects.

To manage the production of the council’s Statutory Accounts in compliance in accordance with the statutory timetable and relevant statements of recommended practice and liaise with the external auditor.

To develop, implement and maintain financial processes and models to provide medium and long term strategic financial information to assist with the council’s financial planning and decision making.

To manage the maintenance and development of the council’s capital financing, reserves and overall financial resources models and strategies.

Main Responsibilities

To manage the work of the technical accounting team and to develop the team’s employees together with the monitoring and reviewing of achievements.

To be responsible for the delivery of the activities undertaken by the team.

To be responsible for supporting the Accountancy Manager, Head of Financial Services and the Executive Director of Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer) on all technical accounting issues and providing technical support on the financial implications of major capital projects.

To be responsible for managing and co-ordinating the statutory final accounts process and the production of the primary statements for the statutory accounts in accordance with the statutory timetable and relevant statements of recommended practice and liaise with the external auditor.

To be responsible for implementing processes and procedures that ensure that the council complies with all financial accounting codes of practice, accounting standards, financial legislation and regulations.

To be responsible for the management and maintenance of the council’s capital financing, reserves and overall financial resources models and strategies.

To be responsible for the design, development, improvement, implementation and maintenance of medium- and long-term financial strategies and planning models.

To regularly review the processes and procedures used to deliver the above in order to maximise efficiency and provide customers with timely, relevant and accurate information. 

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email: nanayawk@4recruitmentservices.com

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