Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Group Accountant (Hybrid)

Group Accountant

Location: Cornwall (Hybrid)

Job Type: Temporary Fixed Term (3 Months - Potential for 12 months)

Salary: 22 - 25 per hour - 37 hr week

Discipline: Finance

Start Date: 3rd May 2022


Job Description:

A local authority in Cornwall is looking for a temporary Group Accountant, on an initial 3 month contract with the potential for a further 9 months, to support the Strategic Finance Manager in all aspects of budget monitoring, reporting and providing financial advice to budget managers.

The role will line manage a team of Accountants to provide financial oversight to the budget managers and look after the business-as-usual budget monitoring and reporting activities for the areas supported.

The role will include monthly budget monitoring, forecasting and reporting, budget setting, financial year end, building and maintaining relationships internally and externally and will require input into service activities and Finance Service management team meetings.

Full job spec available, role will be predominantly home-based with full IT kit provided, however, there may be occasions where in-person attendance is required.

Also available for part time work if needed.

The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for someone CCAB qualified with relevant experience outlined above, experience of Oracle Finance systems (including PBCS) and prior experience within local government would be desirable but not essential.

Strong IT skills, including Excel, MS Teams, SharePoint, and other MS systems is essential.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.