Corporate Accountant (Resources)

Location
Somerset
Salary
£30,756 - £34,106 p.a.
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
CCAR0618
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

£30,756 - £34,106 p.a. (career graded post which allows for progression once agreed criteria have been met)

To support the Principal Accountant (Resources) we are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified accountant who has experience and knowledge of accounting for all aspects of local government financing resources, including government grants and also locally generated income such as council tax and business rates.

The successful candidate will assist in the delivering of timely financial information and advice to the senior finance team, with a focus on the key financial processes of budgeting, monitoring, preparation of final accounts, completion of statutory returns and medium term financial planning. 

It will be a significant advantage for candidates to have experience and knowledge of accounting for the Collection Fund.

It is an exciting, yet challenging time to work in local government finance. North Somerset Council prides itself on being an efficient, well run council and we recognise that good financial management is as important as it has ever been. We are looking to recruit ambitious and adaptable people like you to join our innovative, forward thinking financial management team.

Alongside being a strong technical individual, we are looking for applicants with excellent people, presentation and communication skills and an aptitude to embrace and influence change. Apply now to join a proud group of like-minded professionals, who are dedicated to providing quality support services.

For an informal discussion call Melanie Watts on 01934 634 618 or email melanie.watts@n-somerset.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 6 July 2018

Anticipated interview date: Friday 20 July 2018

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