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Capital/Leasing Accountant

Job Description

Capital/Lease Accountant
Location: Somerset
Contract: Temporary (6 months)
Rate: £450-475 per day umbrella
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government
*Remote Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Somerset for a Capital/Lease Accountant to join the team on a temporary basis to support the Council with its implementation of IFRS16 Lease. The postholder will be required to adapt the Council's existing Lease Register to ensure compliance with IFRS16 and support the Chief Accountant with the first-time adoption disclosure requirements for the Council's 23/24 statutory accounts. The successful candidate will also help to support the budget realignment required on lease rental payments.

Candidate Criteria

  • Qualified/Part-Qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant
  • Extensive experience of working with a Local Authority Finance environment
  • Experience of Lease Accounting including implementation of IFRS16 Leases.
  • Understanding of Capital Accounting along with experience of financial reconciliations, leasehold/property accounting and surrounding legislation.
  • 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.