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Service Accountant (Development and Environment)
  • Employer: People and Communities
  • Reference: CSDE1218
  • Published: Fri 30/11/2018, 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 09/01/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Salary: Career Grade: JM1:- £30,756/JM2:- £34,106 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Service Accountant (Development and Environment)

It is a challenging, yet exciting time to work in local government finance. We are looking to recruit an ambitious and adaptable individual to join our financial management team. North Somerset Council prides itself on being an efficient, well run council. Alongside being a strong technical individual, we are looking for applicants with excellent presentation and communication skills and an aptitude to positively embrace, and influence change.


An exciting part-time opportunity now exists for a career-graded post within the Development & Environment Team. The role is available up to 20 hours per week. The role provides financial support and advice to services within the Development & Environment Directorate, focusing on high risk budget and contract areas. 


We invite applications from candidates who are passionate about the services they support, keen to understand the business models that underpin services and are able to build effective relationships. Other key skills that will be necessary for success are the ability to adapt to changing environments, understand and explain financial concepts and continually seek more efficient ways of working.


For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Smith on 01934 888896.


Anticipated interview date:      Week beginning 14 January 2019


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, 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.