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Corporate Manager: Service Accountancy

Ceredigion County Council
Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth - Hybrid
£59,904 - £62,243
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

A significant career opportunity has arisen within the Finance & Procurement Service for a qualified accountant to lead our Service Accountancy team and join us to be part of Team Ceredigion in West Wales.

You must be highly motivated and capable of taking a leading role in managing the Council’s financial affairs. You should be capable of being a Ceredigion Corporate Manager, which will require you to adopt a wider leadership role, taking a holistic corporate approach and allowing you to exert your influence on how the Council operates.

You will be directly responsible for a wide range of financial matters including Budgeting, Financial Monitoring, Accounts Closure for Services, Providing Financial advice and the Financial management of Grant funded schemes. You  will be the main point of contact for Council Services for key financial input and advice and you will also act where the Council is the Lead Accountable body for regional functions.

You will also support the Corporate Lead Officer: Finance & Procurement, acting as Deputy Section 151 officer alongside the Corporate Manager: Corporate Finance and be an essential part of the Service’s management team.

Our offer to you

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages. More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found on our careers website.

We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:

  • Hybrid Working: Subject to certain conditions being met, you may choose to work from home or in an office location.
  • Flexi-time: Hours may be worked within a defined bandwidth, Monday to Friday,
  • subject to service needs.

The successful candidate may be eligible to up to a maximum of £8,000 (including VAT) towards the cost of expenses incurred due of relocating to Ceredigion. The relocation scheme is only available to those with a legal right to work in the UK. We do currently do not offer sponsorship. For further information please email

For more information about the county of Ceredigion and the enviable lifestyle it offers please visit our careers website.

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