Service Care Solutions Ltd

Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)
Rate: £400-450 per day umbrella
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Senior Accountant to join the team on a temporary basis.

The postholder is required to support the transformation programme and associated Boards.

There is significant provision of financial information to these Boards and around the transformation programme.

Main Responsibilities

  • To support the development of the Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Setting Process.

  • Working with the TMO to support the work of the Transformation Boards.

  • To prepare and coordinate finance activities/reports/information for the Boards, as directed by Corporate Director of Resources/Director of Finance.

  • To support the servicing of the Mayor's budget advisory group - agenda, preparing and collating papers etc.

  • Working corporately and with finance teams to collate, review and model budget proposals - constructively challenging and flagging financial risks and opportunities.

  • To assist with business partnering support for the Resources and Chief Executive Directorates.

Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant with extensive PQE

  • Knowledge and understanding of strategic financial management and financial regulatory frameworks in accountancy in the public sector

  • Experience of supporting Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Setting

  • Experience of working on transformation projects previously is desirable

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

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