Financial Accountant

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Portishead, Bristol
£40,876 - £43,857
17 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Based at: Police & Fire Headquarters, Portishead BS20 8JJ
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Hay 4 (£40,876 - £43,857)
Closing date: 12 midday on Friday 26 February 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant to join Avon Fire & Rescue Service’s Finance Department, working within one of the four emergency services. This role is a new role for Avon Fire & Rescue Service which has been created to support a Finance Improvement Programme which has been recently implemented, supporting a time of transformation across the organisation.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for formulating the Service Treasury Management Strategy, working with Service Managers and Directors to develop a robust rolling capital programme and leading on the Annual Accounts process, including the development and shaping of appropriate financial controls.

You will also be required to deputise for the Head of Finance and, in their absence, manage the Finance Department, including all elements of managing and developing staff.The successful candidate must hold a full CCAB accountancy qualification and have proven technical competency with considerable financial accounting experience (at least 3 years) within a large organisation.

You will have a proven ability to formulate medium to long term Capital Strategies, showing experience of working with managers to plan, monitor and deliver balanced Capital budgets. You will have well-developed analytical and problem solving skills and be able to communicate and influence effectively with a range of audiences.

Please note - as this post is based at our new Headquarters which we share with Avon & Somerset Police, the successful applicant will be required to undergo a security clearance check.
To see the full duties of the role and candidate criteria required please see the job description provided at the bottom of this page. 

How To Apply

The job description and application is available to download at the bottom of this page. Once you have read the job description please complete the application form telling us how you meet the requirements of the role - tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time. Alternatively, you can email your application to Late applications will not be accepted.

Please note that we will not be accepting CVs, you must complete our application form.
We will not be accepting CVs from Recruitment Agencies.

Please quote job reference number 3014 on any communications. Thank you.

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