Senior Accountant / Finance Controller / Financial Accountant

Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
£34538 - £38237 per annum
12 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Elina Lund
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Woodbridge or Lowestoft

Salary: £34,538 - £38,237 pa (depending on experience)

Job Type: Full Time, Maternity/Paternity Cover, One year temporary contract

Closing Date: 27th June 2017

Interview Date: 10th July 2017

Job Role:

Based in either Woodbridge or Lowestoft (depending on your preference) but will require working from either site as required.

Our Client's Councils are leading the way as a successful shared services partnership and are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone living in, working in and visiting East Suffolk. With plans to become the largest single district council in the country, their councils are an exciting place to work and provide a great opportunity to experience working in an innovative, dynamic and forward thinking environment.

Reporting to the Finance Manager (Financial Planning) for both councils, they are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Senior Accountant with a sound financial background to join their team and deliver high quality financial services. You will have a proven track record of financial management experience gained within a similar operational role either within the private or public sector.

You will provide financial management support to a variety of services across Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils; supporting the development and delivery of the councils' Medium Term Financial plans and help with the annual budget setting process. Also key to your work will be financial monitoring and reporting, providing timely and proactive management information to Corporate Management, members and services including our external partners.

Strong analytical skills, a logical approach to problem solving and an eye for detail are essential requirements for this role. Working with a range of contacts is a key aspect of the role, so good communication, sound time management and excellent relationship management skills are essential to this role.

You will be working with a team of finance professionals with a strong team ethic and drive to continuously improve the services it delivers. You will be a good team player with the drive to actively contribute to improving service delivery.

If you think you are the right person for this role, they look forward to hearing from you.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job - the link to our client's careers page will be emailed to you.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Accountant, Chartered Accountancy, Bookkeeper, Chartered Accountant, Senior Accountant, Management Accountancy, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, Financial Accountant, Finance Controller, Financial Accountant may also be considered for this role.

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