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HRA Accountant

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £33136 - £37107 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Alex Rowland

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Sellick Partnership are exclusively recruiting for a HRA Accountant to join a well-established organisation based in Staffordshire on a permanent basis.

The HRA Accountant role is an exciting opportunity that offers the successful applicant a chance to be part of an innovative shared finance service working across two neighbouring local authorities.

Duties of the HRA Accountant include:

  • As the HRA Accountant you will be expected to provide accountancy services for Council's Housing Revenue Account services including preparing and updating the HRA 30 year business plan
  • Preparing associated reports to the Leadership Team and members, preparing the statutory accounts and liaising with the external audit team (knowledge and understanding of Local Authority accounting is therefore essential).
  • To ensure that Financial Shared Service Function are provided in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with statutory requirements, best professional practice and the Council's accounting policies.
  • To maintain accounts in accordance with statutory requirements, best professional advice and the relevant accounting policies.

The suitable candidate will have the following:

  • A recognised CCAB accounting qualification
  • Experience of budget setting, budget monitoring and closure of accounts and Capital accounting.
  • Previous experience of HRA Revenue and Capital Accounts
  • CIPFA would be advantageous but not essential

If you are interested in the above position and feel your experience matches the criteria please apply now for immediate consideration or for more information please contact Alex Rowland.

*Interviews will be taking place early June*

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