Salary: £31,401 to £35,229 per annum
Location: County Hall, Exeter EX2 4QD
Contract: Permanent, full time
We are seeking an enthusiastic, capable Accountant with good technical financial knowledge and great communication skills to join our Children’s Social Care finance team (full-time, 37 hours per week), primarily based in County Hall, Exeter.
Reporting to the Senior Accountant (Adoption, Early Help and Co-Ordination) the post holder will provide a comprehensive finance function to Senior Finance and Service Managers, the newly formed South West Regional Adoption Agency Operational Board and other internal and external stakeholders.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring strong financial planning and control, which will include advising the Senior Accountant and Operational Board whether risk and benefit share arrangements are set at appropriate levels.
Development work will be required as changes in service delivery and financing are progressed locally and nationally.
You must be able to multi-task and maintain attention to detail, have the ability to think ahead, work on own initiative, prioritise workloads, and have a flexible approach.
Employee benefits include flexible hours, access to the Local Government pension, corporate discount schemes, and opportunities for development when joining an employer of choice in the South West.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role and working for Devon County Council please contact Cristina Geary-Nelson on 01392 383000 and at the prompt ask for by name.
Closing date for applications is Monday 18th June 2018. Interviews are expected to take place during the last week of June.
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This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Closing date: 18/06/18