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Capital Accountant

Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an interim Capital Accountant to join a Local Authority in the East Midlands, for an initial period of 6/9 months.

Key responsibilities of the Capital Accountant:

  • Lead on the budget setting processes for the Council, particularly in relation to Capital Finance
  • Coordinate and oversee the financial management of the council's capital programmes
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset register
  • Deliver sound and robust financial management of the council's capital programmes
  • Liaise with other departments to agree the Authority's capital accounting policies
  • Maintain the long-term programme view on capital budgets and funding
  • Draft monthly reports concerning Capital Programme progress

The successful Capital Accountant will have:

  • Extensive Local Government/Public Sector Capital/Fixed Asset experience
  • Experience of working with IFRS, FReM or other statutory reporting frameworks
  • Strong Excel skills (including managing large, complex data systems and the use of pivot tables)

This is an excellent opportunity for a long-term interim assignment to add value during a crucial period. This position offers excellent rates, longevity and is a welcome addition to any CV.

If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

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Reference: LC914748_1566375021