This is an exciting time to be in Preston and the Accountancy team is playing its part in making the city a great place to live, work and visit.
We are looking to recruit an experienced CCAB or CIMA qualified Finance Manager (Revenue & Capital Accounting) to join our Financial Services Team. The main duties of the post holder will be to provide strategic financial advice and support to senior management, budget holders and members including preparation and provision of advice on directorate budgets and provide timely monitoring and forecasting advice and information to support Council decision making throughout the year.
We are looking for an accountant with experience of preparing budgets, forecasting and financial monitoring, but also someone with the skills to undertake financial evaluation of a wide range of projects across the Council including project costing, financial appraisal of options, development of creative solutions, and sensitivity analysis in respect of both Capital & Revenue expenditure of the Council.
As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of employee benefits including flexi time, hybrid working, a minimum of 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), family friendly policies, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Local Government Pension Scheme, AVC’s, life assurance scheme, discounted parking, cycle to work scheme and discounted bus and rail fares.
Contracted hours are 37 hours per week Monday to Friday.
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