Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming innovative ideas from everyone. We support a work life balance with options for flexible and hybrid working.
We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic person, who is ready for a new challenge to help lead our team and processes to the next level. You will be a qualified accountant and have proven experience within a complex/large organisation. Public sector experience is desirable.
About the Role
This is a key role in our Senior Finance Management Team. You will be leading the corporate accountancy team to ensure the high-level management of all Council budgets and you will be the owner of the Corporate Finance budget model. In addition, you will develop appropriate strategies that support the Council longer term plans.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle-to-work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.
Closing date: 12noon 23rd February 2024
For an informal discussion, please contact Niki Hennah – Senior HR Advisor on 01276 707565, Niki.Hennah@surreyheath.gov.uk
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Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707126 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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