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Principal Accountant (HRA)
  • Employer: Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
  • Reference: DCE/21/168514
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £42,821 - £51, 905 depending on skills and experience.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Principal Accountant (HRA)

Title: Principal Accountant (HRA)
Grade: Band G
Salary: from £42,821  
Hours: 37 hours a week
Contract: Permanent

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have a well established and progressive partnership: two sovereign councils each with a unique identity and a shared vision of the future. Through joining our workforces and fostering a modern collaborative culture, we are serving our residents in a more customer-focused and cost-effective way. And that has never been more important. As we emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic, we’re determined to achieve the very best for our communities – driving a Recovery and Reset journey that touches everyone who works and lives here.

Joining our team, you’ll be our HRA financial expert and manage our Business Plan. You’ll oversee financial reporting and budgeting relating to all aspects of Housing, including investment and development, and rent setting processes. From monitoring political, economic, social and technical contexts and their impact on Housing, to supporting strategic decision-making and contributing to operational plans, you’ll be pivotal to our efficiency and effectiveness.

Preferably a CCAB qualified accountant, you’ll have considerable experience of Local Government and Housing Finance and exceptional communication and management skills. An adaptable approach and openness to new ideas will be essential too.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Andrew Barton at Penna – or T: +44 (0)7922 386 432.