Hartlepool, Durham
Band 13 £37,107 - £40,858 pa
03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



GROUP ACCOUNTANT REF: 101100 & 101101

Band 13 £37,107 - £40,858 pa



Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

Two exciting opportunity have arisen within the Corporate Finance Team for  qualified accountants.  Previous post holders have moved on to more senior positions from these roles.

One post (ref. 101100) will provide the full range of financial services to the Schools, including the Schools Funding Formula, High Needs Funding and Early Years Funding You will have significant experience of budget preparation, budgetary control, final accounts and excellent IT skills.  Experience of either Education or Schools is desirable, although not as essential as your ability to apply your financial skills and experience in a public sector organisation. You will be specifically responsible for managing and developing a small team of staff.

The second post (ref. 101101) will be responsible for a range of corporate services, including a key role in the production of the annual  statutory accounts for both Hartlepool Borough Council and Cleveland Fire Authority, advice and support in relation to VAT, monitoring and analysis of the Collection Fund, arranging and monitoring the Councils banking services and day to day management of the Council’s Treasury Management activities including the development of the Treasury Management Strategy. You will be responsible for managing and developing a small team of accountancy technicians.

Previous applicants for post ref 101100 need not apply.  Applications will be considered for both posts unless a preference is specified in the application.

For further information please contact Sandra Shears, Head of Finance – Corporate & Schools on 01429 523492.

Apply online at Alternatively, application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel 01429 523331, Email address:

Closing date: 31st August 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 10th September 2018