Senior Audit Manager

Public Sector Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager

Ref: 970| Posted: 20th May 2024

Join a forward-thinking team dedicated to enhancing public sector financial stability and navigating the complexities of regulatory and accounting changes.

This Public Sector Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager role is now available for an experienced individual with both industry and public sector accounting experience to be based in the UK, ideally near to any major city location.

This position is not just a job; it's a chance to make a significant impact in a sector that benefits society at large.

In this pivotal role, you will take charge of several non-audit clients, applying your problem-solving prowess to tackle complex technical issues, including specific accounting challenges, new standards implementation, and financial management/governance.

Your remit will also include business development, fostering new relationships, and contributing to the innovation of new service offerings.

As a manager, you will cultivate and lead your team to excellence, ensuring strong working relationships with both your team and clients.

Your ambition will drive you and the business to new heights, with robust support at every stage.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee complex technical matters and provide solutions for clients.
  • Engage in business development and relationship building.
  • Lead and develop a high-performing team.
  • Contribute to the creation of innovative service offerings.

Role Requirements:

To thrive as a Public Sector Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager, your profile should include:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ICAS, CA, ACCA, or CIPFA) ideally with some experience in industry
  • Experience in External Audit for Local Authorities and Health bodies or within a Local Government or Health finance function.
  • Proficiency in IFRS and public sector financial reporting.
  • Demonstrable project management skills.

Experience in business development will be considered beneficial.


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