Your new company
I am working exclusively with a Local Authority in the Greater Manchester area, which is looking to recruit a Senior Accountant on a 3 month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vast organisation that is offering a challenging and varied workload with an attractive salary amongst other benefits.
Your new role
You will provide finance management, technical and business planning advice, training and support within the appropriate areas of responsibility to elected members, management partners, internal and external clients. Coordination of revenue budget, medium term financial strategy, service plans, and annual accounts closure in accordance with fixed timescales and processes for the whole of the council and at other times as required by clients.
What you will need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant (CCAB) or equivalent) with extensive experience working in a finance business partner capacity. You will have sound technical accounting skills, the ability to analyse data and prepare written reports. Effective communication, persuasion and a resilient character is required in order to be a success within this role.
What you will get in return
The finance department is committed to the development of staff and as such training opportunities are encouraged. This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding organisation in the Greater Manchester area which has the potential to offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.