Accountant - Business Partnering

Broadgate House
£30,153 - 36,379 per annum
11 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are looking for 2 x Accountants to complement the Financial Management Division of the Place Directorate. The role will be varied providing a selection of Business Partnering and Technical duties in order to support the City Council Services and the completion of their Statutory Financial Statements.

You’ll need:

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified or qualifying accountants who are ambitious and flexible with a good technical grounding and the ability to prioritise workloads.
We are seeking to strengthen our team with a passionate and people-focused professional who can help shape solutions and work pro-actively to deliver a first class customer service and drive change.
You will also be a lateral thinker and problem solver with a strong customer focus and excellent communication skills.

About us

You will join the Financial Management Team working to support the City Council in the delivery of its Financial requirements, by providing Business Partner support and technical duties to perform our statutory returns.

We provide support and training to develop staff to become qualified accountants fit to meet the demands of the role as well as any future ambitions.


In return, we can offer you flexible working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements), flexible working hours, generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern
37 hours per week

Interview Date
Wednesday 20th September 2017

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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