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Vacancy Details

Principal Accountant (Financial Reporting)

Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
£40,000 - £74,999
Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/11/2021 at 23:59
Lewes and Eastbourne Councils

Title: Principal Accountant (Financial Reporting)
Grade: Band G
Salary: from £42,821
Hours: 37 hours a week
Contract: Permanent

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have a well established and progressive partnership: two sovereign councils each with a unique identity and a shared vision of the future. Through joining our workforces and fostering a modern collaborative culture, we are serving our residents in a more customer-focused and cost-effective way. And that has never been more important. As we emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic, we’re determined to achieve the very best for our communities – driving a Recovery and Reset journey that touches everyone who works and lives here.

Joining our team, you’ll take a lead on Financial Accounting – overseeing capital and asset accounting, finance, production of statements, and treasury management. You’ll help us establish innovative new ways of delivering services and ensure the very highest levels of technical expertise across the organisation. Preferably a CCAB qualified accountant, you’ll have considerable experience of public sector finance and exceptional communication and management skills. An adaptable approach and openness to new ideas will be essential too.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Andrew Barton at Penna – Andrew.barton@penna.com or T: +44 (0)7922 386 432.


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