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Accountant (Business Partnering)
  • Employer: Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
  • Reference: DCE/22/211831
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 15:48 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,371 to £45,648
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Accountant (Business Partnering)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accountant in the Business Partnering Team, within our friendly Finance department.

The Business Partnering Team provides financial support and advice to Budget Holders, Heads of Service, Directors, and stakeholders across the full range of services delivered by Eastbourne Borough Council and Lewes District Council.

As a Finance Business Partner, you will work alongside colleagues to constructively challenge and provide financial support and advice to a number of Budget Holders, activities, initiatives and projects.

You will need to build good relationships and work closely and collaboratively with budget managers, supporting them with monthly tasks including budget monitoring, identification of  risks and mitigation, and delivery of savings, and provide support to the budget setting process, yearend tasks, and projects as required.

Overall, you will bring a track record of success and experience, combined with strong communication skills, technical expertise, and openness to innovation and new ways of delivering services.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on 30 September 2022

Interview date to be confirmed.