CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Employer
Broxtowe Borough Council
Location
Broxtowe, Nottingham
Salary
£50,000 per annum
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Sector
Local council

Job Details

Salary £50,000 per annum
(Grade 13 plus market supplement of £8,114)
Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

We are looking for a motivated and ambitious finance professional with relevant skills and experience to lead our Accountancy team.

This is an excellent opportunity for CCAB qualified accountant, with great prospects for personal development and career progression as part of a multidisciplinary finance team.

You will manage and support the Accountancy team in the preparation of the annual revenue and capital budgets, monitoring of financial performance and completion of the final accounts. You will manage the planning, testing, training, implementation and review of computerised financial systems and ensure that the creditors function operates effectively.  In addition, you will ensure that the treasury management and banking functions operate in accordance with legislative, regulatory and organisational requirements. You will work alongside the management of designated service areas and ensure they receive quality financial advice and information.

In return we can offer a competitive salary, generous employer pension contributions and life assurance through the Local Government Pension Scheme, and an excellent benefits package including flexitime, holiday purchase and numerous consumer benefits.

You should be a CCAB qualified accountant with experience of local government finance and possess the ability to lead and motivate a team as well as manage workloads within tight timescales. You should have a high level of communication, numeracy and literacy skills.

Expected date of interview: Middle/End of September 2021.

Please quote reference no F35

Company

Broxtowe District Council was formed on 1 April, 1974, following the amalgamation of the former Beeston and Stapleford Urban District council, part of the Basford Rural District Council and Eastwood Urban District Council.

In 1977 the Council was granted Borough status and the first Mayor was elected.

  • The Borough is divided into 21 wards and represented by 44 Councillors.

  • Two-tier local authority services in Broxtowe are provided by the Borough Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

  • Most villages and rural areas are served by a local parish Council.

  • Broxtowe Borough Council provides a wide range of services under the general management of a Chief Executive.

  • The 44 elected Councillors oversee the management of all the Council services.

  • New Councillors are elected every four years.

  • Education, social care services, libraries and youth services and aspects of transportation, emergency planning and tourism are the responsibility of the Nottinghamshire County Council.

  • Broxtowe Council is one of the larger employers in the Borough, with over 700 employees working in a wide variety of service areas.

  • Broxtowe has been twinned with Gütersloh in Germany since 1977 and the year of 2008 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Twinning Links.

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