Public Sector organisation in central Bristol seeking a Principal Accountant for 6 month contract
Morgan McKinley is working with a highly reputable Public Sector organisation based in central Bristol, to recruit a Principal Accountant on a 6 month contract.
Reporting into the Finance Business Partner, you will manage a small team with responsibility for a specific service area. The team comprises of a mix of Senior Accountants, Financial Accountants and Assistant Financial Accountants, and you will be responsible for producing month end forecasts and providing a narrative on material variances for high risk budget areas. You will also be required to support the review and development of future year budgets in the context of the medium term financial plan, support the preparation of annual statement(s) of accounts and provide ad hoc financial reporting.
To be considered you will be a Qualified Accountant (CIPFA or other) with demonstrable experience of working in a public sector environment. Local government experience would be particularly desirable, and excellent communication skills are essential.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.