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Job Title: Senior Accountant/Financial Strategy Officer
Category: Office Date Posted: 04/12/2018
Location: Morden Expiry Date: 31/12/2018
Salary: £40.00 per hour Contact Name: Amy Sestanovich
Job Code: AS-SA-M12 Contact Email:

Senior Accountant/Financial Strategy Officer


Temporary (to March 2019)

£40 per hour

Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant/Financial Strategy Officer to assist in the production and maintenance of their financial strategy, and produce forecasts of funding, income and expenditure.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full professional membership of CIPFA or equivalent (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience of financial planning / strategy / identification and forecasting of available funding and income 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of local government finance, accounting practice and the regulatory framework
  • Some understanding of the sources of funding and income for local authorities and the associated risks
  • Some understanding of local authority expenditure and the associated pressures and risks·      Understanding of the role of support services 
  • Good communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Understanding of the principles of value for money

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer