Senior Accountant

Derbyshire Dales District Council
Grade 9 (SCP 27-30)
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Local government, District councils, Local council

Come and join us at Derbyshire Dales; has been voted in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK. 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 also offer free car parking at Matlock Town Hall and are family friendly and consider agile working including some work from home.

We have an opportunity for a motivated, personable accountant to join our Financial Services Team. We are investing in our team as this is a new post, working alongside our existing Senior Accountant and wider accountancy team.

This varied role includes responsibility for the co-ordination of monthly revenue monitoring, as well as being a key member of the accountancy team producing the annual budget and statement of accounts.

You will be experienced at providing high quality financial advice and able to appreciate the impact of decisions.

You will be a CCAB qualified accountant, or finalist, with experience in public sector finance and looking to develop your skills and competencies. You will have excellent team working, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to provide financial information to a wide range of users. An understanding of sound systems of governance and financial controls is desirable.

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

Closing date: Sunday 5 December 2021

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.

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