JT Recruit
Date Posted
March 15th 2021
Broxtowe, Nottingham
Salary & Package
£220 - £311 per day
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Full Job Description

Principal Accountant

About the role:
JT Recruit are currently recruiting on behalf of a large government organisation for an experience Principal Accountant to join them on an interim basis.


  • To lead a team undertaking a full range of financial activities to several Directorates and Departments including the preparation of annual revenue and capital budgets, the provision of financial monitoring and accompanying specialist advice and the completion of the annual final accounts in accordance with statutory and organisational deadlines.
  • Provide a finance business partnering role to Directorates and Departments to support the Council's financial management and commercialisation priorities.
  • To collate financial and other supporting information to be reported to Committees or senior managers.
  • To supervise the completion and submission of a number of government grant claims and other returns in accordance with the prescribed deadlines.
  • To manage the provision of financial information to other stakeholders as required.
  • Provide guidance and training to Directorates and Departments as required regarding accounting practice the proper use of financial systems.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as may be required by the Chief Accountant.

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified CCAB or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years accountancy experience in a government/public sector setting
  • Must have background of management within a financial setting
  • Knowledge of financial systems and how they operate
  • Background within a local authority beneficial

What's in it for you?

  • Daily pay rate: £250.00 PAYE / £311.00 Umbrella
  • Initial 3 month contract
  • Immediate start
  • 37 hours per week - 08:30am - 17:00pm Monday to Friday

Interested? Click on the link below to upload your CV or contact Amy at our Mansfield branch.

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