Capital & Technical Accountant

3 days left

Location
100% Home Based
Salary
£65000 per annum
Posted
25 Aug 2021
Closes
22 Sep 2021
Ref
1152485
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Local Government Accountant looking to get into the Commercial Sector?

Or have you been in Construction Finance working on due diligence for large government contracts?

We are recruiting for a Global Professional Services business with a large UK presence for a role that is 100% home based so applications are welcomed from anywhere in the UK

Overview

Responsible for providing accounting advice and support to local Government clients as part of the Technical advisory group, business partnering with client relationship managers.

Key Accountabilities and Main Responsibilities
  • Provide technical accounting support to assist in the delivery of services to the treasury team & public sector clients
  • Understand and clearly present complex financial information / problems arriving at solutions in writing and verbally in an appropriate way
  • Production of technical accounting work including Balance Sheet Reviews, Fair Value reports, Due Diligence reports  to assess options of investments
  • Assist in the delivery of consultancy based work as defined in client specification(s) to provide technical accounting advice as required.  
  • Regular Business Partnering with Client Relationship Managers in order to manage the expectations of clients to report progress, both internally and externally, where applicable
  • Research and development of technical accounting changes and support of consultation responses.
  • Support the group to achieve business plan targets 
  • Execute multiple priorities and projects on a daily basis
  • Assist in preparation of training material /publications /presenting training to clients in technical workshops / seminars on areas such as Treasury Management Strategies and relevant technical accounting changes.( with appropriate support given from Team / Manager as required)
  • Ensure adherence to legal and regulatory requirements

Experience & Personal Attributes
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA Qualified Accountant  with 5 years + PQE 
  • Good technical accounting experience preferably in Local Government
  • Evidenced knowledge & application of CIPFA Code of Practice / UK GAAP and familiarity with Local Government Financial Regulations
  • Excellent time management and the capability to work on multiple projects while ensuring deadlines are met.