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Principal Accountant

  • Location

    Rugby, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Adam Rouse

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting a Principal Accountant to join a Local Authority based in the West Midlands.

My client is proud to be one of the fastest growing towns in the country, with some exciting commercial developments. This has all been made possible thanks to their strong financial position.

Key responsibilities for the Principal Accountant:

  • Be the financial expert of the Council for Housing Services, for both the Housing Revenue Account and General Fund Housing Services.
  • Provide a proactive internal financial advisory service to the Council across a range of major corporate initiatives, projects and schemes
  • Treasury Management
  • All VAT implications in respect of payments made and income received
  • Financial reporting and monitoring tools for Budget Managers
  • Project Accounting

The successful candidate will:

  • Be fully qualified
  • Have a minimum of three years post qualification experience
  • Have knowledge of HRA, Treasury and Capital
  • Have Public Sector experience either within a Local Authority or Housing Association

The successful candidate will have the option to work from home or in the office and the salary for the role is between £40k to £45k

If you would like to apply for this Principal Accountant role, please email your CV to adam.rouse@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

Please note: with the current post holder leaving at the end of the month, the closing date for applications is Tuesday 6th October.

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