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Corporate Accountant (RP0033)

  • Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • Reference: RECS/23/234307
  • Published: Tue 28/03/2023, 9:47 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Hybrid Working Arrangements
  • Salary: Starting salary £45,865pa with potential progression to £49,021pa on achieving designated skills and experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE, Hertfordshire

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Corporate Accountant (RP0033)

Corporate Accountant

Starting salary £45,865pa with potential progression to £49,021pa on achieving designated skills and experience

37 hours per week (Hybrid working)

The Borough of Welwyn Hatfield has entered an exciting new era following the appointment of a brand-new senior management team. We are looking for inspiring new people to bring new and innovative ideas to build a better future for everyone – including you.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated finance professional to provide financial advice and support. You will be a fully or part qualified accountant actively studying towards full qualification.

In this critical role, you will be responsible for co-ordinating the annual budget setting and monthly budget monitoring process, and co-ordinating the preparation of the council’s annual accounts. You will work closely with the Finance Business Partner Team and Financial Processes Team to improve existing financial processes and controls, strengthen governance, and continually improve the quality of information used to support the Council’s decision making.

We are committed to flexible working and achieving a good work-life balance with a mix of office and homeworking available.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to our employees– striving to ensure that each and every employee feels valued and happy in their work. Employees are empowered to influence and transform the services they deliver, no matter what level they’re at.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Closing date for application is 16 April 2023.

Assessments will take place on 20 April and interviews will be held on 25 April 2023.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.