Financial Accountant - Capital

Location
County Hall, Oxford. Hybrid working with some office attendance required
Salary
£42,821 - £45,859 - Grade 13
Posted
30 Aug 2021
Closes
20 Oct 2021
Category
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Accountant - Capital

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 key objectives of this role include supporting the Chief Accountant in maintaining the financial accounting system and producing accurate & timely statutory reporting on the council’s finances. This includes the annual Statement of Accounts.

The post requires the prescription of the core standards for financial accounting, in relation to capital accounting requirements, and to ensure leases are accounted for in accordance with legislative and professional requirements.

The successful candidate will also be experienced in the preparation, of the capital elements, of the Councils final accounts and the associated government returns. It would also require the supervision of the Assistant Financial Accountants in this process too.

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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