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Principle Accountant

Eden Brown Synergy
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 30, 2021

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I am working wit a Public Sector organisation based in Belfast who are looking for an experienced Principal Accountant for 8 months.

The role is full time, to start ASAP and paying £239.24 PAYE or £324.29 Umbrella per day. The roles are in scope of IR35.

You must be based in Northern Ireland to apply for this role.

Role details:
The Principal Accountant will be responsible for developing and leading all aspects of the Corporate Reporting and Business Partnering service including the provision of vital services to over 1,000 schools and key corporate budget holders. The Principal Accountant will be responsible for managing and leading all employees within the service regionally.

Reporting structures for Corporate Reporting and Business Partnering Service are to be developed by the Head of Service in conjunction with the AD for Budgetary Control and Reporting. However, the business area would be responsible for approximately 30 staff. You will be responsible for the provision of business partnering services and corporate reporting for an organisation with a revenue budget of c£2.2bn, a capital budget of c£100m and an AME budget of £100m.

The Principal Accountant is accountable for ensuring that service delivery is focused on meeting the needs of children and young people through provision of equal access to excellent services. You will work with the AD to provide leadership of transformational change and implementation of new structures, strategy, policy and processes for these services and in delivering critical cultural change to ensure that the Finance and ICT directorate can meet future challenges, and ensuring that high quality effective and efficient services are in place.

You will be responsible for working in partnership across the Finance and ICT directorate and wider EA to ensure that objectives are met.

Key skills, experience & qualifications:

  • Must have extensive Budget management experience
  • Must have experience controlling expenditure
  • Must have extensive strategic experience
  • Must be a qualified accountant
  • Must have 3+ years experience in a key role within an organisation
  • Fully qualified accountant with current membership of one of the five CCAB bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS or Chartered Accountants Ireland) (ICAI) or CIMA or equivalent and able to demonstrate an active commitment to continuous personal and professional development.

Please only apply for this post if you have all the skills, knowledge and experience as mentioned above.

As the role is to start ASAP please only apply of you are available on no more than a week's notice.

Closing date & time: Tuesday 26th October @ 12.00pm

Thank you

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.

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