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Accountancy Manager

Dover District Council
Dover, Kent
£52,886 to £59,848 plus car allowance of £6,289
Closing date
3 Jan 2021

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Local government, District councils, Local council
Contract Type
Full Time
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The iconic Dover castle, the spectacular White Cliffs country, Sandwich - perhaps the most complete medieval market town in Britain - and the flourishing seaside resort of Deal, all surrounded by the garden of England, are just some of the great reasons for you to choose Dover.  

The role

An opportunity has arisen for an Accountancy Manager to lead the team in delivering a comprehensive professional accountancy service to fulfil the Council’s statutory, corporate and operational requirements.  The role will develop financial strategies and provide advice to senior management and members on the implications of strategic proposals from other services.  The postholder will be required to provide financial support, advice, training and challenge to the organisation, through regular budget monitoring and reporting, assessment of service proposals and other ad-hoc methods. 

What are we looking for?

We are seeking a qualified accountant with substantive knowledge of local government finance, including experience of Collection Fund forecasting and accounting.  You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to translate complex financial data into comprehensible formats for Members and senior managers.  Experience is also needed in meetings deadlines, working with complex spreadsheets and effectively leading a team. 

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private health care package

What are you waiting for?

The closing date for applications is the 10th December 2020. Date of interviews to be confirmed.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss the vacancy in more details, please contact

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