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Financial Planning Accountant

Job Description

Financial Planning Accountant
Location: Somerset - Remote
Contract: Temporary (6 months initial)
Salary: £500 - 525 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 Financial Planning Accountant to join the team on a temporary basis. The post is within Strategic Finance and provides a comprehensive finance support service to the Service Directors and budget holders.

The post will support the delivery of a comprehensive finance service, with particular focus on transformation MTFP work, supporting the VR/Organisational transformation piece including modelling of the right sizing of the organisation as required. The postholder will lead on production of the Revenue Budget and Capital Programme and producing the monthly Budget Monitoring Report for SLT and Cabinet plus quarterly to Scrutiny.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with extensive PQE
  • Extensive experience within Local Government Finance at a senior level.
  • Experience of working on MTFP including transformation work, budget monitoring and modelling.
  • 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.