Senior Principal Accountant

  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: CSPA0078
  • Published: Fri 01/09/2023, 12:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/09/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Career graded JM3-JM4:- £43,516 to £53,303 per annum, pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Senior Principal Accountant

It is an exciting, yet challenging time to work in local government finance particularly in areas that actively support our internal customers who are focused on delivering front line services to Children and Schools. North Somerset Council prides itself on being an efficient, well-run council and we recognise that good financial management is as important as it has ever been.

We are looking to recruit an ambitious and adaptable person like you to join our innovative, forward thinking finance service. Alongside being a strong technical individual, we are looking for applicants with excellent people, presentation and communication skills who can build effective relationships with the services that they support.

Apply now to join a group of like-minded professionals who are dedicated to providing quality finance services. It would be an advantage for candidates to have knowledge and previous experience of working in a business partnering role within a local authority finance team and / or knowledge of Children’s Services and Schools Budgets.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Melanie Watts, Head of Finance on 01934 634618.

Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

Anticipated interview date:       Friday 06 October 2023

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.



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