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Assistant Accountant
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V3789
  • Published: Fri 16/08/2019, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/08/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18795 to £24799 per annum (Grade D-F)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire

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Assistant Accountant

The role is an opportunity for a confident, conscientious, self-motivated individual who can demonstrate an aptitude for working on their own initiative, within a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines.

The post involves undertaking Fixed Asset reconciliations, transactional processing and supporting the Accountant and Senior Accountant for Capital.

Applicants should have at least five GCSEs at grade C and above including Maths and English. Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they are computer literate, using Microsoft Office software, predominantly Excel.

In order to qualify for appointment at the higher end of the salary grading, applicants will need to be undertaking an accountancy qualification, have experience of working within a financial environment and undertaking data reconciliations between financial systems.

The role is a development role and provides the opportunity for continued learning through a supported qualification programme and on the job training working within a rapidly changing and complex service area.

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 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

Interviews will take place w/c 9th September 2019.

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Mitchell, Senior Accountant for Capital, on 01635 519244.