Senior Accountant Team Lead

Pertemps Leamington CSW
Up to £10,000
15 Oct 2020
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
We are recruiting an Interim Senior Accountant who will play an active role as part of the Operational Finance Team of a West Midlands local authority and will work in partnership with their Finance Delivery Team Leads to innovate service delivery capability.
You will be required to:
  • develop and maintain good working relationships with a range of key stakeholders including the wider finance service, colleagues across Council services, Central Government, statutory partners, service providers, the voluntary sector and customers.
  • Provide high quality, consistent financial advice, information and support to WCC service areas in order to deliver strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring and reporting.

Duties will include:
  • Reporting of financial position, progress and issues in relation to both capital and revenue financial plans to ensure financial resources and service activities are aligned.
  • Responsibility and management of operational sub-team providing finance support and advice across the authority in line with the Finance service offer.
  • To ensure principles of consistency and standardisation are embedded within the delivery of finance service
  • To ensure appropriate finance support is provided for the impact of current and new relevant legislative requirements
  • To ensure financial management is carried out in accordance with the financial framework, organisational policies and procedures.
  • To Support financial cycle processes ensuring timetables are adhered to, finance and service requirements are carried out and deadlines achieved.
  • To ensure the effective escalation of financial risk.
  • The alignment of team resource to priority areas.

15 to 18 month maternity cover starting asap. Working from home for the foreseeable future. rate negotiable circa £30 ph