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Accountant (Business Partnering)
  • Employer: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils
  • Reference: JTP/23/233705
  • Published: Wed 22/03/2023, 16:42 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/04/2023, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,296 to £47,573
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Accountant (Business Partnering)

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Councils


Service Area: Finance

Title: Accountant / Finance Business Partner

Grade: Band F

Salary: £38,296 to £47,573

Hours: 37 hours a week

Contract: Permanent

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accountant in Business Partnering, within the Councils Financial Planning Team.

The Financial Planning 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, monitor delivery of savings, 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 7 April 2023.

Interview date to be confirmed.