Senior Accountant

Addenbrooke House
£36,379 - £39,177
25 Jan 2018
17 Feb 2018
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Senior Accountant

£36,379 - £39,177 per annum


37 hours per week

Do you want the opportunity to work for a forward thinking ambitious Council where you can really make a difference? As part of driving our Finance Service forward we are seeking highly motivated CCAB Qualified Accountants to join our team, who are committed to developing a modern finance service to meet the changes and challenges which lie ahead.

This is a key post supporting Social Care Services and is an opportunity to work in this high profile area and have a significant role in the evolving cost improvement plans. You will also be involved in the production of the statutory accounts, providing financial advice and project work. Applicants should have the ability to continually review, challenge and develop our service as well as ensuring Service Delivery Managers have the tools and advice required to meet their business objectives and may be required to manage a team.


Telford & Wrekin Council is a Co-operative Council which means we are working together with our residents, partners and local organisations to collectively deliver the best we can for Telford and Wrekin with the combined resources we have. As a member of the pioneering Co-operative Councils Network, we aim to: 

  • Bring together and improve services
  • Involve local people and employees more in planning and running services
  • Encourage people to do more to help their own communities


We serve a population of 170,000 people and our population is younger than the national average. Our borough is predicted to grow in the next 13 years adding nearly another 30,000 people. We are investing in growth in the borough and this presents an opportunity to attract new businesses – Our South Water Development reflects some of our aspirations and regeneration.

As a Unitary authority we deliver a diverse range of services to all our communities and we are constantly aiming to improve the quality of these. To do this we want to recruit enthusiastic individuals who are determined to succeed in their careers, to help us to achieve and maintain our goals and high standards.

 The Telford & Wrekin Employment Package includes:

  • A maximum of 31 days annual leave in addition to Flexi time
  • Work-life balance options
  • Competitive salary
  • Free car parking/close to rail links
  • Learning & Development programme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions


 For further information regarding this role please contact Pauline Harris (01952 383701) or Tracey Smart (01952 383758)


For further informaton on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

Supporting statement must be completed on the online application form to show how you meet the criteria on the person specification.

A CV on its own will not be considered. 

If sufficient applications are received the process may be closed prior to the closing date stated.


We are committed to equality and diversity.

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