VAT and Section 106 Officer
It is an exciting and challenging time to work in local government finance. We are looking for three ambitious and adaptable qualified accountants to join our innovative, forward thinking financial management team. North Somerset Council prides itself on being an efficient and well run council. Alongside being a strong technical individual, we are looking for applicants with excellent presentation and communication skills and an aptitude to positively embrace, and influence, change.
VAT and Section 106 Officer (part time 22.5 hours per week)
To work with the Principal Capital Accountant and provide a range of financial support, analysis and advice to service managers and the Head of Corporate Accountancy in relation to the council’s S106 contributions and VAT responsibilities.
We are looking for a motivated individual who has had previous experience of accounting for Section 106 contributions and/or VAT, and who can demonstrate that they can combine their technical knowledge in these areas with building effective relationships with budget managers from across the council. Other key skills that will be necessary for success are the ability to adapt to changing environments and to continually seek more efficient ways of working. Therefore you should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and ‘business partnering’ skills as well as your technical know-how.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you would like an informal discussion about the roles, please contact:
- Service Accountants - Katherine Sokol on 01934 634 613
- VAT and Section 106 Officer - Melanie Watts on 01934 634 618
Want to know more and apply?
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Closing date for all posts: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Anticipated interview date: Friday 27 April 2018