Section Head – Accounting and Technical

Watford, Hertfordshire
04 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Full Time

Three Rivers District and Watford Borough Councils are two ambitious councils that have a strong record in investing directly in the communities they serve and working in partnership.

We are looking for a Finance Section Head with strong technical skills who would enjoy applying them to a range of different projects and is looking to further their experience leading a small, but fast-paced team where they can have a real impact.

The role is focused on leading the closure of accounts for two authorities including liaising with the External Auditors to bring the audit to a satisfactory audit and we would expect that you would be able to hit the ground running with this. So, it is vital that you have recent experience of leading on local government closure of accounts. You will be leading a small team that works on other technical aspects of providing a financial service e.g. VAT, insurance and treasury management.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days’ holiday - rising to 30 days, a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Salary per annum is between £52,935 - £57,124 per annum plus a local Market Factor supplement of £5,000 and inner London fringe of £898.

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

For an informal discussion please contact Tina Stankley, Interim Head of Finance. Contact details can be found by selecting the apply button shown and selecting the title ‘Finance Section Head’.

Other organisations may call this role Finance Section Head, Finance Head, Accounting Section Head, Finance Project Manager, or Accounting and Technical Section Head.

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