Service Accountant

Closing date: 14/11/2019

Reference: REQ101917

37 hours / Permanent

41,675 - 47,474*

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Our Finance & Procurement Service is looking for a highly motivated and skilled individual to help take the service forwards and rise to the continued financial challenges facing the Council.   The role of Service Accountant – CLO Support is a senior role within the Service and will manage 11 staff across 2 teams supporting the following 

Service areas:

  • Adults Social Care
  • Children’s Social Care
  • Highways & Environmental Services
  • Customer Services

The post will lead on the key functions of Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Accounts Closure, Providing Financial Advice and Financial Management of Grant schemes for the range of Service areas supported.   Consideration will be given to those with suitable experience who are fully CCAB qualified or alternatively who are Part Qualified and willing to achieve the full qualification within an agreed period.   Candidates who are Part Qualified are expected to demonstrate their commitment to qualify in their Supporting Statement.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return:

  • From 26 up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Time off for Medical, Dental and Optician appointments
  • Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme, Additional Voluntary Pension Contributions
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local Leisure centres, free and confidential counselling provision
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card and much more

Closing Date: 14/11/19

Interviews are expected to be held on: 27/11/19

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Duncan Hall (Corporate Manager – Service Finance) on 01970 633121.

Job Description and Personal Specification

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Finance and Procurement

We ensure the Council remains financially resilient through careful and responsible monitoring of funds, effective corporate procurement, prompt and accurate payments of financial assessments/creditors and timely collection of local taxation/debts.

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