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Accountancy Assistant

Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

  • Reference: FPP/17/40767
  • Published on: Fri 11/08/2017 09:40 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 29/08/2017 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £17,955 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Town Hall

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is a high performing Local Authority and is looking for a graduate to help ensure that the Council continues to manage its resources effectively and efficiently. You will immediately begin studying for a professional accountancy qualification, for which support will be provided. The successful candidate will assist with bank reconciliations, treasury management and supporting operational departments with their management accounts.

You will be part of a small team and will have the opportunity to cover for other roles in the department, learning how to reconcile the main bank account, create a set of management accounts and provide audit papers for statutory accounts, making the role varied and interesting. We are always looking for ways of improving our services and you will be expected to suggest ideas to enhance the processes and procedures you carry out and to implement change.

The post requires great attention to detail and accuracy, together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. It is also necessary to be able work with colleagues in order to achieve strict month end deadlines. We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude, who can multi-task and is willing to rise to a challenge.

Additional benefits include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years continuous service) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For a detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria please see the job description and person specification below. For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Clare Hazard, Accountancy Manager, on 01892 554080.

Interview date: Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Equal Opportunities

Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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