An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading Fire and Rescue Services, to become part of a team where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.
Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just five metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting circa. 900 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.
The Treasury Management Officer will be responsible for the management of the Fire Authority’s borrowing, investments and banking arrangements and will oversee the provision of budgetary management information and the production of the Authority’s Statement of Accounts.
What you will need
As a Career Grade role we are looking for those that need support with a career in accountancy as well as those who are already qualified and experienced. This is a post you can apply for if you have a background in public sector financial accounting, practical experience in budget preparation and monitoring, the ability to adhere to strict deadlines and are looking for a new career opportunity. We are looking to appoint people at different points on the career grade structure according to qualifications and experience.
Entry level requirements
As a fully qualified Accounting Technician with experience of Treasury Management and preparation of the statement of accounts, you will be given the opportunity to study for your CIPFA professional accountancy qualification and progress through the salary bandings until such time as you are fully qualified and have acquired the experience necessary to carry out the full duties of the role.
Substantive postholder requirements
You will be a fully qualified accountant with knowledge of public sector funding streams and financial statements. You will also have a knowledge of the Treasury Management Code and Prudential Code alongside a wider appreciation of accounting policies and procedures incorporated within the CIPFA Code of practice in order to deliver a compliant set of financial statements.
What we offer
We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.
Our flexible working arrangements include hybrid working. Whilst you will be required to work from our offices during your initial training, after this you'll work both in the office and from home as part of our 'hybrid' working model. Therefore, applicants must have a reliable home internet connection.
We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.
If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!