Technical Accounting Manager

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Working Pattern

    Flexible Working,Full-time
  • Specialism

    Public Service Accounting
  • Industry

    Government & Public Services
  • Pay

    51,074 - 57,097 + excellent benefits

Technical Accounting Manager job with Surrey Heath Borough Council, Camberley

Your new company

We are delighted to be partnered with Surrey Heath Borough Council at a very key time and support them in the recruitment of a Technical Accounting Manager. Joining Surrey Heath Borough Council now will mean you will be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. With a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in the community for everyone that lives and works there. They welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming innovative ideas from everyone. They support a work-life balance with options for flexible and hybrid working.

Your new role

This is a key role in the Senior Finance Management Team, and you will work with the Strategic Finance Manager to lead their Technical Accounting team of two direct reports, on all financial and technical accounting projects and, in particular, take responsibility for the year-end financial accounts, the production of the annual published financial statements and all capital and treasury matters. In addition, you will work on several strategic projects to ensure that they have the best practices in place and work towards their centre of excellence goals.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a professional and enthusiastic person who is ready for a new challenge to help take the team and processes to the next level. You will be a qualified accountant or QBE, who has comprehensive experience of financial processes. You should be familiar with the CIPFA Code of Practice for Accounting in local authorities, and the capital and prudential frameworks for local authorities.

What you'll get in return

Surrey Heath are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance for their employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. They offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

What you need to do now

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