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Senior Accountant

Norwich, Norfolk
£50,000 to £55,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Allen Lane have exclusively partnered with Norfolk County Council in their recruitment for Senior Accountant.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join the Budgeting and Accounting Team here at Norfolk County Council and play an integral role in the delivery of a first-class budgeting and accounting service across the organisation.

The core focus of the role is to work closely with our services to support day to day budgeting and accounting requirements, as well as working on a range of transformational change projects. You'll be leading a team of qualified Accountants, providing support, guidance and advice to ensure the team achieve objectives, and acting as a subject matter expert for complex issues

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 5 in the delivery of service-based budgeting and accounting activity, to ensuring delivery of operational services to agreed standards.
  • Work closely with the Service Finance Business Partner, Directors and Responsible Budget Officers to provide advice and direction.
  • Provide appropriate financial advice, support and guidance to service managers and management teams, to ensure the achievement of relevant financial standards and meeting of regulatory requirement.
  • As a senior member of the team contribute to and lead the development and implementation of improved management information for Responsible Budget Officers (RBOs) and senior managers.

The appointed candidate will be fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA / CCAB Level) and have a proven track record of working within the public sector or within a large financial environment. Will also be comfortable working closely with Finance Business Partners as well as senior level stakeholders, and have the ability to influence the service at a strategic and an operational level. This would be a great fit for a candidate who is ambitious and proactive, with a key desire to learn and who wants a direct impact on an organisation.

To apply please send your CV and supporting statement via the link. For an informal conversation about the role please contact Tiffany Richards, via the Allen Lane agency website.

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  • Job Reference: 707320172-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Allen Lane
    Allen Lane
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent