Salary: Grade GStarting SalaryGBP32,029 (GBP32,029-GBP34,788)
We are looking to recruit a professionally qualified and technically skilled accountant to work within our Finance Team. The role will work alongside our Chief Accountants to provide a wide variety of accountancy tasks including leading on the preparation of the final accounts, advising and assisting with capital accounting matters as well as providing robust technical support.
Other duties that the successful candidate will be required to undertake include managing the budgeting processes, preparing collection fund accounts and monitoring the Council's cash flow position.
Your excellent technical ability is a given, and you will enjoy ensuring that you are up to date with latest best practice and guidance. You will have be a team player, who can quickly build strong relationships with the team and officers, and will thrive on working collaboratively to achieve outcomes for the Council. A flexible approach and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision addition to an open and friendly environment, you'll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days' annual leave pro rata, flexi-time and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
An application form and job description can be accessed via the website.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sarah Pittaway
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 29th March 2019
Interviews will be held week commencing 8th April 2019.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.