Service Care Solutions Ltd

Principal Accountant - Housing Capital

Principal Accountant
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3-6 months)
Rate: £275-300 per day
Start Date: ASAP

*Mostly Remote - 1-2 days in office per month


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Principal Accountant (Housing Capital) to join their team on a temporary basis.

The Principal Accountant will contribute to the formulation and implementation of financial strategy and policy that supports the strategic goals of the Local Authority and will provide robust financial challenge and advice, influencing stakeholders to deliver solution-based outcomes.

They will also promote value for money, financial awareness, budget control and the best use of service resources, supporting strong financial performance.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant

  • Significant experience of working in a finance environment within a Local Authority/Government setting

  • Experience of Housing Capital Finance

  • Experience of implementing financial strategy and providing financial advice to senior stakeholders

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

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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