Section 106 & VAT Finance Officer

£30,756 p.a. pro rata
06 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

To work with the Principal Accountant and provide a range of financial support, analysis and advice in respect of financial contributions arising from Section 106 agreements and VAT.

We are looking for a motivated and self-reliant individual who has had previous experience of accounting for Section 106 contributions and/or accounting for 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.  The successful candidate will work closely with contacts across the council providing a range of financial advice with regards to income contributions received, due or spent.

It will be a significant advantage for candidates to have knowledge of S106 agreements and / or submitting VAT returns.

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

Closing date: Friday 6 July 2018

Anticipated interview date: Friday 20 July 2018

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