Principal Accountant

Location
1 Providence Place, West Bromwich B70 8SZ
Salary
Band I, SCP 50-53 (£45,651 - £48,567) (£23.66 - £25.17 per hour)
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
21 Jan 2019
Job Ref
SAND000003634
Job Type
Finance, Management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Sandwell is in the heart of the West Midlands and it's a great place to live, work, shop and visit.

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, proactive and determined key player to join our Finance team and help deliver Sandwell’s Vision 2030.

We’re looking for someone who is hard-working, dynamic and forward-thinking with a proven track record of delivering high quality professional and specialist financial support, which will enable the Council to spend and invest it’s money wisely.

Reporting to a Finance Business Partner the successful candidate will be responsible for the management of two highly motivated and high performing teams who are responsible for the effective delivery of:

  • The provision of financial information, advice and guidance;
  • The annual budget setting and business planning processes;
  • The production of the annual Statement of Accounts and statutory returns.

Applicants will need to be a member of a chartered accounting body and be able to demonstrate experience in managing staff and experience of operating with senior officers, stakeholders and partnership groups.

You’ll be an effective team leader, with the ability to motivate and delegate, having excellent communication skills and the personal drive to meet challenging deadlines.

In return we offer generous holiday entitlement, access to an employee benefits scheme (including discounts on gym membership, holidays and high street shops, plus a free counselling service), the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme and genuine support of your wellbeing and work/life balance.

Hours

37 hours per week

 

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Job Description
Personnel Specification
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