Capital Programme Accountant

County Hall, Oxford. Hybrid working with some office attendance required
£42,821 - £45,859 - Grade 13
30 Aug 2021
20 Oct 2021
Job Title
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Capital Programme Accountant

The Opportunity:

Badenoch and Clark are thrilled to be assisting Oxfordshire County Council with the recruitment of 8 new and exciting roles across their Finance team, and need the best people, to help in delivering the next chapter of their story. The Directors are committed to delivering their vision of a Thriving Oxfordshire. As a key enabling service, the Finance Team play a major part, every day, in helping to achieve that vision.

‘Delivering the Future Together’ is their programme for change, to help them become a great place to work and the organisation they want to be. The challenges are stimulating, and the opportunities to make a difference are plenty.

The Finance Team is well respected across the Council and takes great pride in delivering an effective financial strategy, that is supporting innovation & creativity, and driving effective financial management.

The Role:

The Capital Programme Accountant will primarily work alongside the Corporate Accountant for Capital, to prepare the ten-year Capital Programme. This includes assessing the financial and funding implications of new schemes and changes to the programme.   

With the Corporate Accountant for Capital, and in consultation with the Finance Business Partners and Service programme leads, the Capital Programme Accountant will build on existing processes to establish a comprehensive Capital Programme update & monitoring process. This will include reporting for the Chief Executives Direct Reports (CEDR) and Cabinet. 

The post has specific responsibility for monitoring and reporting on capital grant funding, and developer contributions. The successful incumbent will complete year end working papers and work with the Chief Accountant’s team, to respond to external audit queries.   

Oxfordshire Finance Team is a great team to work for and they have clear values and behaviours that they work to. They are an integral part of the operations at Oxfordshire County Council, and pride themselves on their delivery, standards, and customer service.

If you are hungry and passionate to deliver and improve services, as part of ‘Team Oxfordshire’ we would be delighted to hear from you.

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