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Accountancy Officer

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08744
  • Published on: Tue 12/09/2017 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/10/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Contract
  • Hours: 20 hours per week.
  • Salary: £19,430 pa progressing to £23,398 pa pro rata for part time
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford
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Office Base: County Hall, Hertford
Salary Range: £19,430 pa progressing to £23,398 pa pro rata for part time
Hours: 20 per week
Contract: Fixed Term (1 Year)

Job Duties:

This is an excellent opportunity within the Hertfordshire County Council Safeguarding and Specialist Services team for an Assistant Accountancy Officer role for 20 hours per week, on a 1 year Fixed Term contract.

You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of effective and timely payment for Independent Placements in Children’s Services by supporting the management of the team responsible for payments, co-ordinating and directing the work in this area. You will support the budget monitoring of Independent Placements, a high profile budget, as well as supporting the provision of timely, accurate and business focussed financial advice and information to all stakeholders, including finance colleagues in the Finance Business Partner team, CS Managers, service users and care providers.

You will need to be a team player and be able to positively encourage others. You will be expected to promote best financial practice and compliance with the financial regulations and procedures. Good interpersonal and communication skills are a must, as you will be expected to challenge and contribute to the identification of opportunities for service improvement and increased efficiency.

Experience of working with complex spreadsheets and the ability to communicate effectively is essential, as is the ability to provide support to people with varying financial knowledge.

This role would ideally suit someone who holds or is actively studying for the AAT qualification or other accounting qualifications.

Closing Date: Sunday 1st October 2017
Interview Date: 12th October 2017

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Sam Jaggs 01992 556792 or Toni Burt on 01992 555721

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