Service Accountant 

Recruiter
Borough Council of Wellingborough
Location
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Salary
£24,717 per annum
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Service Accountant 
£24,717 per annum (with the potential to earn up to £29,854) 

This is an exciting time in Wellingborough and we are determined to meet financial challenges head-on, by introducing new initiatives with a more business-focused and commercial approach. 

Reporting directly to the Accountancy Team Leader, you will be expected to contribute to delivering many of the council's core financial processes, as well as providing financial advice to Councillors, senior officers and service managers.  You will ensure the efficient and effective stewardship of assets and resources by supporting budget holders, and cost centre managers, with revenue and capital financial information; assist in the compilation of the council's annual statement of accounts and related audit, as well as other related returns.

You will need to have an Accounting Technician qualification (or equivalent) or relevant equivalent experience, our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a public sector finance capacity.  In addition you will have a sound knowledge of financial systems and an understanding of local government finance.  

In return we offer a range of work life balance benefits (including flexible working arrangements and free use of our leisure facilities), pension scheme, development opportunities, town centre location and free car parking.

Please click “Apply” to be directed to the Wellingborough Council website where you can download the application guidance, job description, person specification and application form. 

Closing time and date: 12 Noon, Friday 23 December 2016
Interview date: 11 January 2017

We are an equal opportunity employer.