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Commercial Property Accountant
  • Employer: Surrey Heath Borough Council
  • Reference: FCS/22/210462
  • Published: Wed 07/09/2022, 17:06 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £41,173 - £46,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Surrey

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Commercial Property Accountant

Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service.  We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here.  We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming new ideas from everyone.

About the Role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide comprehensive professional accountancy and general financial advisory services at the highest standards across the Council.

You will be required to act as a financial lead with managing agents and all major development capital projects and be involved in the preparation, monitoring and reporting on commercial property budgets.  You will also ensure that that VAT and other taxes are correctly accounted for.  The role will report to the Senior Corporate and Partnership Accountant and have no line management responsibilities.

About You

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant - Essential
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Proven extensive experience in a finance role, preferably as an Accountant, within a Local Authority or similar organisation delivering finance services.

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We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer.  A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable.  We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 25 days’ annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee.  As well as discounted gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

 Closing date:          Sunday 25th September 2022 at 23:55

Interview date:       Thursday 29th September 2022

Contact details - For an informal discussion, please contact Adrian Flynn, Chief Accountant on 01276 707181,

Our Commitment

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.