Principal Accountant

Grade 11 £41,300 – £44,554 per annum
22 Feb 2021
21 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours of work: 37 per week
Grade 11 £41,300 – £44,554 per annum
(including a 9% market supplement reviewed every 3 years*)
And relocation assistance*

Come and join us at Derbyshire Dales; voted to be in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK (2019). Half of our District falls within the stunning Peak District National Park.  We have vibrant market towns and pretty villages, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby. A truly fabulous place to ‘live, work and play’.  

Together with local government benefits including the Local Government Pension Scheme, we are family friendly and consider agile working.

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated, personable, qualified accountant to join our Financial Services Team; a team we are investing in with 3 new posts.

This is an interesting and varied role undertaking all aspects of capital accounting and treasury management, whilst also contributing to the co-ordination of the day to day running of the Accountancy team, including effective budgetary control and preparation of the Council’s Statement of Accounts.

You’ll be able to provide high quality financial advice and support across a range of District Council services and effectively contribute towards strong Financial Management.

You will be a CCAB qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in public sector finance. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills in order to provide financial information to a wide range of users. Preferably you’ll have line management experience. An understanding a sound systems of governance and financial controls is essential.

*Details on request. For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact Paul Frith, Financial Services Manager, on 01629 761214. 

Closing date: Sunday 21st March 2021.

Provisional Interview date: Wednesday April 7th 2021

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