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Senior Financial Accountant

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Senior Financial Accountant – Chelmsford – Permanent - £50-61K per annum

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant to work for our client based in the Chelmsford area. Candidates with experience of working as a Senior Financial Accountant within a public sector organisation are highly desirable for this role.

The role:

Leading on aspects of financial accounting, treasury management, capital financing and tax, you will play an essential role in maintaining the Council’s financial government framework.


  • You will ensure that detailed timetables and work plans are in place and that all activity is completed in accordance with deadlines whilst complying with all relevant codes, standards and regulations.
  • You play an active role in the organisation’s grant system and support the external audit of the organisation’s annual accounts.
  • You will lead by example, creating an atmosphere of trust, respect and credibility
  • You will develop and deliver training to our team of financial professionals.

Skills and experience:

  • You will need a full CCAB qualification, a minimum of two years post qualification experience and have evidence of your continuing professional development. Unqualified candidate with a similar level of experience will also be considered.
  • You will have a comprehensive understanding of, and experience interpreting and advising on, the accounting codes, standards and regulations that are relevant to local authorities.
  • You will be strong communicator, with experience of working across multi-disciplinary teams and you will know how to establish credibility and use your influence within a large complex organisation.
  • You will think radically, be open to innovating and always searching for new ways of working to help us achieve the best value for money.

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 811676

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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