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Service Accountant (Technical)
  • Employer: Pendle Borough Council
  • Reference: T59
  • Published: Fri 10/01/2020, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 10/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,878 - £35,934) per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Number One Market Street, Lancashire

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Service Accountant (Technical)

Pendle Council are looking to recruit an AAT qualified (or equivalent) individual to join our Financial Services Team.

The successful candidate will provide financial advice and support to key areas of the Council.  You will lead the following areas of activity:

  • Budget preparation, control and monitoring for designated Services.
  • Completion of year-end closure of accounts, including submission of statutory returns.
  • Preparation of the Council’s annual Statement of Accounts.
  • Treasury Management.
  • VAT
  • Insurance requirements and levels of cover.
  • Procurement

You should have previous experience of working in a financial environment, preferably Local Government although this is not essential, use of financial management systems and possess good skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications, notably Excel. You will be an experienced practitioner, being able to demonstrate experience of working to a high level of accuracy with attention to detail, the ability to work to strict deadlines and the ability to prioritise your workload. Good communication skills are also essential.

The Borough of Pendle lies in the heart of Lancashire’s beautiful Pennines and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District national parks

Pendle Council offers a good work–life balance, including Flexitime with no core hours, career average pension scheme, employee assistance scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme and up to 30 days annual leave.