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Accountant

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
From £22462 to £32029 pro rata per annum (Grade GH)
Location:
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
18.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
18/08/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V3774
Vacancy Description

This is a demanding role for an ambitious, self-motivated individual who can demonstrate an aptitude for working on their own initiative, within a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines.  Responsibilities will include management of cash-flow, bank accounts, loans and investments; maintaining VAT accounts and preparing monthly VAT returns; providing financial advice and information to project managers.

Applicants should be undertaking AAT Level 4 or be a qualified Accounting Technician (or equivalent) or have at least 3 years’ experience of treasury management in a large organisation.  At least 3 years’ experience in a professional accounting environment is also essential.  Further training opportunities are available to the successful applicants. 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

You will be required to work mornings, 5 days per week. 

For an informal discussion please contact Gabrielle Esplin, Finance Manager on 01635 519836.



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

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