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Principal Accountant (Trading Companies)
  • Employer: Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
  • Reference: DCE/21/168531
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 15:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/11/2021, 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 (Trading Companies)

Title: Principal Accountant (Trading Companies)
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.

Your role here will be to lead on the development of our financial accounting service for a number of council companies – covering a wide range of services and entrepreneurial activities. You’ll oversee statutory accounts, budgets and business plans, and work closely with budget managers to monitor and support them. To be successful, you’ll need considerable experience in a commercial environment and strong technical skills. Preferable a CCAB qualified accountant, your communication skills and innovative thinking will really set you apart.

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