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ACCOUNTANT

Employer
Broxtowe Borough Council
Location
Broxtowe, Nottingham
Salary
£24,359 to £25,867 (Grade 7)
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Sector
Local government, Borough councils
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Job Details

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our busy Finance team capable of deputising for the Principal accountant as necessary.

You will provide Financial management to all council services including the Housing Revenue Account; assist in the annual Budget setting process including the medium term capital programme. Take a lead role in the upgrade and testing of software, support the Accounts Payable function and undertake work for the completion of the Statement of Accounts. Complete government returns and prepare daily Treasury Management proposals

The ideal candidate should be a qualified or part-qualified CCAB accountant and have local government experience, all similar transferrable skills will be considered. Assistance with CCAB training and mentoring support is also available

Applicants must have good numeric and literacy skills; be effective in their use of Microsoft Office; capable of retrieving and manipulating information for the production of reports; as well as being confident in the use of financial systems.

The role requires the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues across disciplines and to work flexibly and creatively to meet changing priorities.

We welcome applications from all financial sectors with high quality finance skills.

Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at www.broxtowe.gov.uk.  (please do not send CVs).

If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173372/3342.

Interviews will be held Week Commencing 27 September 2021.

Please quote reference no. F4

Closing date:  Wednesday 22 September 2021 at 5.00 pm

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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