5 months ago
As soon as possible
Bedford Borough Council are looking for a Principal Accountant for an initial 3-6 month period
Sitting within the Enabling Directorate - departments include (but not limited to) property, procurement and commissioning and facilities
Modelling and responding to Consultations on behalf of the council regarding business rates, manage accounting arrangements for the Collection Fund and future planning and assisting with the financials for the council's housing company.
Qualified Accountant Experience in financial modelling, business rates and collection funds is essential Local Government background Experience in business partnering Capital/treasury experience
CCAB Qualified with a minimum 3 years post qualification
Good communication skills (written and oral)
The ability to analyse, interpret and communicate complex financial information and be able to prioritise and manage resources in order to meet objectives.
Behave in a professional manner consistent with level of responsibility.
Demonstrate a commitment to work with key stakeholders.
Experience of working in a large complex organisation.
Relevant service experience in a similar role/level of responsibility.
Experience of leading a team.