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Principal Accountant - CCAB/Budget/Mgmt & Financial Accounting

Job Title: Principal Accountant - CCAB/Budget/Mgmt & Financial Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haddington, East Lothian
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH54862B_1504023219
Contact Name: Billy Henchy
Contact Email: b.henchy@parity.net
Job Published: August 29, 2017 17:13

Job Description

Principal Accountant - CCAB/Budget/Mgmt & Financial Accounting

An exciting permanent opportunity for a fully qualified Accountant to work in a public sector organisation in Haddington. You will be required to to lead and manage a team of Finance Business Partners and Finance Officers and support the service manager in working with the team to develop the Budget Oversee the production of monthly and quarterly management accounts.

Essential Skills:

  • Qualified accountant with membership of a CCAB (CIPFA/ACCA/CIMA/ICAS) professional accounting body, combined with substantial experience in a financial management role.

  • Substantial experience of working in local authority finance, and / or a wider financial environment.

  • Substantial experience of budgeting, management and financial accounting and financial forecasting.

  • Understanding of current financial challenges facing the public sector recent including proposed legislative changes, and awareness of the financial impact for the Council.

  • Skilled user of IT packages especially EXCEL.

  • Developed report writing skills.

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