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Principal Accountant - Bolton

Job Title: Principal Accountant - Bolton
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bolton
Salary: £21.04 - 25.11 per hour
REF: BF2202213
Contact Name: Billy Fagg
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Principal Accountant – Bolton

Contract, Full Time


Duties Include:

  • Day to day management of the staff that are the responsibility of the post, to be responsible for their development and the performance management of the team.
  • Ensuring the Local Authority’s Section 151 responsibilities are adhered to in all matters.
  • Be proactive in developing services and to demonstrate high level of initiative and constructive challenge in carrying out your duties.
  • Provide Financial Management Information for the areas within the posts span of control.
  • Contribute to the development of the budgets and work with Budget Holders to identify strategic options and challenge when necessary.
  • Responsibility for the maintenance and completion of necessary financial records, accounts and grant claims
  • Lead on Financial Management Information Reporting

Essential Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (CCAB Body by Examination)    
  • Must be willing to undertake any additional training and development needs identified in order to meet the needs of the service.
  • High level of financial management and accountancy skills   
  • Good communication skills both orally and in writing with the ability to influence and persuade senior officers           
  • High level of technical ability to ensure that accounting standards and codes of practice are fully understood and adhered to.        
  • Have an excellent understanding and practical experience of using information technology to best advantage
  • An ability to plan ahead and to meet agreed targets and deadlines set.

To find out more information please contact Billy at

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