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Chief Accountant

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £425.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    3742276_1581091174

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 6 months

  • Expiry date:

    06-03-2020

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Interim Chief Accountant, Nr Brighton


Your new company
You will work closely with the Deputy CFO on the production of financial accounts.

Your new role
You will be a committed, self-motivated and enthusiastic finance professional providing support to the Deputy Chief Finance Officer in the provision of a wide range of financial activities, including:

  • Project lead for the closure of accounts,
  • Advising and managing the Council's capital programme strategies and financing,
  • Ensuring strong financial governance,
  • Monitoring of business rates income and collection fund accounting.
  • You will also oversee the day to day activities of the technical accounting team:
  • Financial system; and
  • Treasury management


You will also be supported to lead various transformation projects and initiatives to ensure the continuous improvement of the service.


What you'll need to succeed
You will be either a Qualified by Experience or Qualified ACCA, CIPFA, ACA, or CIMA accountant ideally with extensive experience gained from Public Sector. You will have strong management and financial accounting skills with the ability to explain financial information to various stakeholders.

What you need to do now
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