Financial Accountant


Region: West Midlands
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: £47400 - £51000 per annum

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 10/04/2024
Job Reference: BBBH200968_1710326441

Financial Accountant

Role – Financial Accountant
Salary – £47,420 – £51,515 per/annum with a generous 19% pension contribution from the employer.
Company – ALMO that are subsidiary of a Local Authority within the West Midlands.
Working Style – Hybrid between 2-3 days per/week in Office.

I am recruiting on behalf of an ALMO who are a subsidiary company of a local authority within the West Midlands that are in charge of the Housing interests and Stock.

This means that the role will involve HRA Income (Housing Revenue Account) and the Councils Capital Programme for their Housing such as New Developments, Major Repairs and any Acquisitions.

This is a permanent position and my client are going through a period of transformation within their Finance service and have just hired a brand new Head of Finance who is starting the post next week and this role will report directly into the Head of Finance.

For the role you will have a direct report within Purchase Ledger and need to be able to come in and roll your sleeves up as it is a small Finance Team.

The role will involve day to day accounting work such as but not limited to; VAT Returns, developing management reporting systems, Managing the Capital and HRA programmes, Analysis of Accounts and supporting the head of finance on various projects.

– Ideally CCAB OR CIMA Qualified but the client can consider part qualified for the right candidate.
– If you have knowledge of Public Sector Finance or have worked within Social Housing or a Local Authority before that is ideal but not essential.
– If you have a strong background within the Corporate Finance world and are looking for a new challenge the client will also consider that.

If this role sounds like something that may be of interest then please call Alex on 0115 666 6399 or apply to this role with an up to date CV.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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