We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible team player to join our Finance team in delivering the accountancy functions to a professional and exceptional standard with Surrey Heath Borough Council.
Your main role will be working with the Chief Accountant to provide a comprehensive professional accountancy and general financial advisory service to budget holders in respect of the activities carried out within service areas. You will monitor services budgets and business plans and report as appropriate. You will assist in managing and developing the Council’s financial system to ensure that maximum benefit from it is obtained for services users and efficiencies realised.
You will hold a minimum level 3 AAT or equivalent accountancy qualification and have experience in a finance role, preferably as Part Qualified Accountant within a Local Authority or similar organisation. Ideally have experience of using crystal reports. You will also have a good understanding of Capital Accounting and Treasury Management, with experience of monitoring large budgets, and working within financial regulations.
You must be a confident communicator, with the ability to work independently. Prioritising and working under pressure to meet all deadlines. Have the ability to problem solve, make decisions independently and create clear and concise reports, reviews and statistical analysis which contribute towards service objectives.
A generous benefits package includes; a minimum of 24 days’ annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme; free parking and flexible hours.
For an informal discussion, please contact Adrian Flynn, Chief Accountant on 01276 707181, or email email@example.com.
Closing date: Midday 31st January 2022
Interview date: 7th February 2022
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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