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Senior Accountant (Special Projects) Fixed Term Contract

Accountancy

Location:  Town Hall
Salary:  £38,553 to £41,591 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 24 Months
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 10 July 2022
Reference:  REFI01020

Resources Directorate – Accountancy Services. We are looking to recruit a CCAB or CIMA qualified Senior Accountant to join our Accountancy Services Team at an exciting time for the city.

You will be responsible for providing analysis and assistance to the Principal Accountant (Special Projects) to support development projects across the Council. This will include the preparation and advice to project managers and services on Revenue and Capital budgets and financial evaluation, project costing and sensitivity analysis. 

We are looking for someone who can produce accurate, timely and comprehensive financial and statistical information and who has the ability to present this information to a variety of audiences. Experience of financial monitoring of regeneration projects, along with experience of externally or grant funded regimes and their specific reporting requirements would be advantageous. 

The post holder will have the ability to work as part of a team and achieve objectives through performance management and must possess strong planning, organisational and co-ordination skills. An understanding and up-to-date knowledge of the latest local authority capital accounting requirements is essential.

For an informal discussion about the role or for further information, please contact Lee Hurst, Assistant Director (Head of Financial Services), by email at l.hurst@preston.gov.uk or telephone 01772 906959 

 

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