Financial Accountant

Location
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Salary
£35,934 - £38,813 inclusive of Market Forces
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Ref
PU2000042
Job role
Accountant
Contract Type
Full time

The Council is looking to recruit a professionally qualified and technically skilled accountant to work within its Finance Team. The role will work alongside the Chief Accountants to provide a wide variety of accountancy tasks including leading on the preparation of the final accounts, advising and assisting with capital accounting matters as well as providing robust technical support.

Other duties that the successful candidate will be required to undertake include managing the budgeting processes, preparing collection fund accounts and monitoring the Council’s cash flow position.

Your excellent technical ability is a given, and you will enjoy ensuring that you are up to date with latest best practice and guidance.  You will have be a team player, who can quickly build strong relationships with the team and officers, and will thrive on working collaboratively to achieve outcomes for the Council. A flexible approach and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave pro rata, flexi-time and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

An application form and job description can be accessed via the website, www.stratford.gov.uk, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on 01789 260711, or e-mail sitsvac@stratford-dc.gov.uk. The minicom number for Elizabeth House is 01789 260747.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sarah Pittaway on 01789 260416 sarah.pittaway@stratford-dc.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 26th July 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 12h August 2019.

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.