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Senior Financial Accountant

Chorley, Lancashire
£40,866 to £41,994
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Senior Financial Accountant Chorley and South Ribble Councils Hybrid Working

Castlefield Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with South Ribble and Chorley Councils who are looking to recruit multiple roles within their Finance Department to provide key support across both authorities. These posts will be supported by a highly experienced leadership team and offers driven individuals the opportunity to add significant value to the Councils

The newly created Senior Financial Accountant role will report to and work closely with the Deputy Section 151 Officer, and will be responsible for providing high quality financial and corporate accounting services, and quality treasury management across both Chorley and South Ribble Councils and their subsidiary companies.

Responsibilities include;

  • Providing expert financial support and advice to Members, the Senior Management Team, Directors, and Heads of Service
  • Supporting the production of capital and revenue budgets across both Councils
  • Supporting the prearation of the statement of accounts for each Council and their subsidiary companies
  • Assisting the Deputy Section 151 Officer in managing banking and merchant service contract at each Council
  • Responsibility for the leadership and day-to-day management of Financial Accountant
  • Ensuring robust financial controls are in place, and identifying process improvements

The successful candidate;

  • Qualified CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant, with evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of delivering closure of accounts and production of statutory accounts
  • Experience of financial accounting procedures and transactional accounting processes
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply financial standards, regulations, and legislation

To apply for this position, please use the link provided or contact Matthew Swindell / Mac Bonar at Castlefield Recruitment.

Application deadline: Monday 3rd October, 2022

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  • Job Reference: 707325895-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
    Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Salary: £40,866 to £41,994
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent