Finance Manager

£41,967 -£45,694
01 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
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An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious qualified accountant to support a progressive Council in meeting a range of challenges.

As a Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing comprehensive accountancy support and financial management advice to stakeholders within the Place Directorate. Your main responsibilities will include:

• Supporting Heads of Service and other Budget Managers in the review of the revenue and capital budgets

• Maintenance of accounting arrangements in respect of one or more Service Groups

• Awareness of funding sources with a view to maximising the resources available to the Council.

• Development and maintenance of relevant financial management systems and associated records

To be suitable for the role, you will have experience of working on your own initiative with limited supervision or direction and demonstrate the ability to analyse and interpret information from a number of sources and present the outcome in an appropriate format to meet reporting deadlines. As a qualified accountant you will have extensive knowledge of financial IT systems and have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral. You will be able to establish and continue good working relationships and work effectively as part of a team and work effectively under pressure when required.

For an informal discussion please contact Helen McGourlay on (01902) 553470 or email

Proposed interview dates End of March 2018 - specific dates TBC.

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