• Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: RES/21/140492
  • Published: Mon 11/01/2021, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/02/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,974 - £47,606 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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This is your chance to join Elmbridge Borough Council, a Local Authority in Surrey with compassion, energy and dedication to our residents.

We are looking for three qualified (or part qualified) accountants (CCAB) to join our Finance Team. This is your chance to support the Chief Accountant, providing high quality financial advice to the council. 

About the role

We are looking for enthusiastic people, willing to contribute to a wide range of financial activities including:

the preparation of budgets

  • budget monitoring
  • closing of the accounts
  • and the completion of statistical returns

You will provide quality advice and information to our Heads of Service and Budget Managers to support for their decision making, financial planning, monitoring and reporting.

The three roles will cover either: 

  • The Housing, Leisure and Community Services areas
  • The Planning, Environmental and Customer Services areas
  • Resources (central services) areas


About us

We are an organisation of over 400 employees, 48 Councillors and countless volunteers. With a gross annual expenditure of over £100M, we work hard to deliver quality public services cost effectively, for the residents of Elmbridge.

As a borough council, we are responsible for services such as waste collection and recycling, housing, planning and parks, playgrounds and green spaces. We are committed to delivering our vision for a confident, cohesive and thriving Elmbridge.

The wellbeing of our employees is vitally important to us; whether it’s mindfulness, healthy walks or mental health first aid, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you; after all, when you thrive, Elmbridge thrives.


About you

If you are: 

  • highly numerate
  • have excellent IT and communication skills
  • have a full (or part) CCAB qualification
  • would like to work in a highly successful team with good career opportunities

contact Alison Gale (01372 474121) or Andrew Cooper (01372 474123) for further details about this exciting opportunity.



Closing Date:         9am Monday 15 February 2021

Interview Dates:   Tuesday 2 March 2021 & Wednesday 3 March 2021                           


How to Apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications. Our applications can take up to 2hrs to complete.


To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

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