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Technical Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Hampshire, Eastleigh
GBP42000.0 - GBP48000.0 per annum + £42,000- £48,000+Exc Bens
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
We are delighted to be partnering with Eastleigh Borough Council to recruit a Technical Capital Accountant position. Committed to serving the local community and managing public funds effectively, joining this organisation will give you the opportunity to directly impact and improve residents lives. With an impressive portfolio of major projects and initiatives, they offer career progression within a supportive environment and friendly team. They have an innovative approach to how they can best serve their community and want people who can offer new ideas and be part of their shared vision.

Your new role
You will play a key role in the Finance Technical Specialist team and be responsible for ensuring the Council's capital programme is delivered effectively and accurately, through sound financial processes. You will provide effective, efficient and comprehensive Financial and Technical support. To allow for accurate, timely and reliable Financial data and processes to deliver the Council's capital accounting, capital monitoring and asset accounting for the Council.You will business partner with key stakeholders across the Council including project management, asset management and housing to gather and compile information and provide expert financial advice. Working alongside the Chief Accountant and Finance Business Partners to contribute towards the completion of the Council's Capital and Investment Strategies.What you'll need to succeed
You will be qualified (CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA) with a strong track record of financial reporting and a proven ability to coordinate, implement and control the closedown process for capital accounting. You will have experience in the preparation and reconciliation of Budgets and Statutory Returns and have strong communication skills and business partnering experience to build and manage relationships.What you'll get in return
Eastleigh Borough Council are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance for their employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. They offer a competitive benefits package including 26 days' annual leave rising to 29 days after (5) years' service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping and cycle to work schemes, and an employee car loan scheme.Eastleigh Borough Council is a supportive environment whereby you will evolve and develop your skillset. Working for this reputable organisation, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in finance and contribute to their culture to continuously improve performance and drive for excellence.
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