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I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority for an Accountant in Rutland (Fully Remote) to be the lead finance professional for treasury investments, non-ring fenced income including Council Tax and Business Rates and provide an efficient and effective financial management service to the Council..

ROLE: Accountant
LOCATION: Rutland (Fully Remote)
CONTRACT: 7 Months Ongoing
PAY: £30+ per hour umbrella

The Role

  • To manage the day to day operation of key contracts within the Finance Team including Insurance, Banking, Hoople (Finance System) and Treasury Advisors.

  • To lead on Treasury management functions including investing / borrowing and production of treasury management plans and reports in order to meet the statutory obligations of the Council

  • To contribute to the development of the financial system (Unit 4 Business World) together with our partners and finance team to utilise the system to its fullest potential to meet the changing, emerging and challenging needs of the Council.

  • To prepare revenue budgets and final accounts for the non-ringfenced funding for the Council in accordance with Finance Procedure Rules.

    Undertake activities in relation to preparation of final accounts.

  • To prepare monthly and quarterly revenue control reports for budget holders, senior management and elected Council Members to enable effective use of resources and effective financial management.

  • To complete statutory grant claims, returns and reports, ensuring appropriate information is collected in a suitable format.

  • To advise and assist colleagues across the Council on financial accounting & management practices so that budget managers are able to discharge their financial responsibilities and manage resources effectively.

    Provide financial advice to working groups, with the objective of further developing the financial management within the Council

The Person

  • CCAB Qualified or in final year of qualification

  • Experience of working in a local authority in a similar senior role with knowledge of Council Tax and NNDR.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of principles of financial management, accounting principles and practice with experience of treasury and cash flow management for large organisations.

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