Service Care Solutions Ltd

Principal Accountant

Principal Accountant

Location: London

Contract: Temporary Fixed Term (3 months)

Rate: £80-84 per hour umbrella - 36hr week

Start Date: ASAP


Job Description

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Principal Accountant on a temporary basis.

The postholder is to be responsible for the development and performance of senior accountants within the Financial Planning team.

They will be the lead Principal Accountant for budget production, manage and develop the budget production process and provide advice and guidance to the Financial Planning Manager and Deputy Director Corporate Finance.

Full job specification available

Ideal Candidate

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant with evidence of CPD and managerial development

  • Experience in senior accounting roles in a Local Authority Finance environment with understanding of current and future legislation

  • Experience of managing complex budgets and reporting to senior figures within a Local Authority

  • Proven analytical skills and ability to clearly present financial information

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.

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