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X4 Principal Accountant
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&G/21/171853
  • Published: Tue 09/11/2021, 10:40 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 29/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,834 - £48,819
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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X4 Principal Accountant

There are 3 Principal Accountant roles across Corporate, Education and Children’s. The roles will provide strategic financial advisory, planning and support services for their directorate. Key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing independent analysis and interpretation of complex financial and performance data, to help inform decisions making
  • Supporting the strategic planning of expenditure for their service
  • Identifying and assessing strategic and financial risks associated with issues relating to a defined area of responsibility.
  • Developing and producing option appraisals and financial modelling as required


To be suitable for the role you need to be at least part qualified with proven experience of assisting a group of budget holders, with the ability to influence and challenge. The ability to analyse complex data is also essential.

Going forward Waltham Forest will be operating a hybrid working model, with a greater balance between home based and office working, subject to role requirements.

For more information on Waltham Forest, the recruitment processes and to see the job description please, refer to  or contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 07789871864 for a confidential conversation.