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Applications are welcomed for the post of Chief Accountant, responsible for the management of the Accountancy Division with specific operational responsibility for the annual closure of accounts process.
Head an Accountancy Division of 18 employees ensuring that the statutory budget setting, best practice budgetary monitoring and statutory closure of accounts procedures are performed in a timely manner complying with statutory deadlines. Direct operational responsibility for the closure of accounts process and will act as Deputy S151 Officer.
Ensuring compliance with statutory accounting regulations within recognised defined timescales whilst adhering to best accounting working practices.
Continuous development and improvement of the Accountancy function whilst adapting to an ever-changing Local Government environment.
Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer the post will, when required, deputise for the Chief Finance Officer as Deputy Section 151 Officer under the Local Government Act 1972.
Responsibility for the preparation and delivery of the Accountancy Division’s annual Strategic and Operational Plans, including quarterly attendance and presentation at the Chief Executive’s Scrutiny Committee.
For an informal discussion please contact Steve Jones on 01685 725220.
Application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 or 01685 724667 (out of hours) and are to be returned no later than the 8th November 2012 to HR Administration, Customer Services, Unit 5, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4TQ.
I gael ffurflen gais ffoniwch 01685 725199 neu 01685 724667 (y tu allan i oriau’r swyddfa). Dychwelwch eich ffurflen erbyn dydd Mercher, Tacwedd y 9fed 2012 i’r Adran Adnoddau Dynol, Gwasanaethau Cwsmer, Uned 5, Parc Busnes Triongl, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tudful, CF48 4TQ.
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.
All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised person(s) or third party under any circumstances either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.
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Closing date: 8th November 2012