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Principal Accountant
  • Employer: Broxtowe Borough Council
  • Reference: BROX/20/122169
  • Published: Wed 19/02/2020, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/03/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £36,330 - £38,158 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Nottinghamshire

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Principal Accountant

We are looking for a motivated and ambitious finance professional with relevant qualifications, skills and experience to work in our Accountancy team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a part or newly qualified accountant, with great prospects for personal development and career progression as part of a multidisciplinary finance team.

You will lead a small team contributing to the whole accounting cycle from budget preparation and monitoring to production of the Statement of Accounts. You will work alongside the management of designated service areas and ensure they receive quality financial advice and information.  In addition to Revenue Budgets you will have significant involvement in the preparation of the Capital Programme and associated capital accounting requirements.   As part of managing the Team you will also help oversee the day to day Treasury Management function and ensure completion of financial returns.

You will be self-motivated and use your initiative to propose and implement efficient and effective ways of working where necessary and to resolve complex finance issues.  You will lead by example and provide support and motivation to other members of the Team.

The ideal candidate should be a qualified or part-qualified CCAB accountant. Applications are also welcomed from qualified AAT accountants with exceptional skills and experience at a similar level.

Not worked for Local Government before?  We welcome applications from individuals working within other sectors with transferrable skills.  On the job training will be provided in respect of the workings of local government finance.

Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at www.broxtowe.gov.uk.  (please do not send CVs).

If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173372/3342.

Interviews will be held mid – Late March 2020

Please quote reference no F42

Closing date:  Monday 9th March 2020 @ 5.00 pm

How to Apply

Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at www.broxtowe.gov.uk. (please do not send CVs). If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173372/3342.

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