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Senior Accountant

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £33799 to £39782 per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/09/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, positive, and innovative professional. We are building on our solid financial management to ensure that we meet the financial and non-financial challenges currently affecting local government. We expect the post-holder to provide excellent support and robust challenge to the directorate to ensure the highest level of service provision.

Reporting the Finance Manager for People (Adult Social Care/Children & Family Services), and based in the Finance & Property service, you will be responsible for ensuring that management is provided with timely, complete and relevant advice, guidance and information to enable them to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.

We expect you to be a part qualified accountant or fully qualified AAT, with experience of managing and training accounting staff in a finance environment, and experience of working with and advising senior managers.

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.

For an informal discussion please contact Tracy Thorne, Finance Manager on 01635 503231.

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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