Principal Accountant

Expiring today

Seven Resourcing
Up to £10,000
12 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Seven Resourcing are looking for an interim Principal Accountant to work with Devon County Council. This position is initially for a period of 4 months and is paying £28.41 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The main purpose of the job is to lead, manage and provide an effective, and independent professional financial support service with the following key objectives:
  • Introduce and develop the adoption of strategic capital accounting practices, and prepare appropriate management information, which will enable services to adhere to capital compliance.
  • Ensure capital fiscal probity for DCC within statutory and local authority standards whilst providing accounting expertise in line with customers' capital objectives.

  • Key Responsibilities:
    • To provide strategic financial management advice and support to the service to ensure that limited corporate capital financial resources are allocated, managed and utilised to best effect and capital objectives are achieved.
    • Substitute for the Head of Capital and Technical and relevant Capital project boards, as required.
    • Support the Head of Capital and Technical with the capital management of Council Partnerships and other major strategic projects, as required.
    • Work directly with Heads of Service, and their respective management boards on a range of specific capital projects that have a strategic effect on the service and its performance and advise on different business and service delivery models.
    • Provide advice on financial and capital aspects of procurement processes and tenders including interpretation of contracts, pricing, negotiation, outputs and scoring mechanisms. as well as business planning.
    • Provide strategic capital financial to designated management groups, major project teams with overall responsibility for supporting and monitoring the Economy, Enterprise and Skills function.

    Applicant Requirements:
    • Qualifications: Professionally qualified accountant (CCAB), or equivalent experience.
    • Experience: Capital accounting expertise (including Prudential Code / MRP), Experience working at a senior level advising senior management on capital issues , Financial management including capital budget preparation and capital accounts close down
    • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK.
    • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
    • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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