Senior Accountant Team Lead - Co-ordination & Performance
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Senior Accountant – Co-ordination & Performance
37 hours – Permanent
Salary: £40,876.00 - £42,821 per annum plus LG Pension Scheme
We have a superb opportunity for an experienced professional to join Warwickshire County Council’s Finance Service as a Senior Accountant – Co-ordination & Performance.
The successful candidate will join our newly formed Operational Finance Delivery Team which delivers financial advice and guidance to services, supporting strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring and reporting.
With a team of four accounting technicians, the role leads the co-ordination of annual financial cycle processes (financial monitoring, budgeting, closedown) across the finance delivery team and services. It is also key to ensuring principles of consistency and standardisation are embedded in the service, providing technical support and developing improved processes for finance delivery and co-ordinating financial reporting from services. With significant expert use of financial systems and excel, the role works with staff across the finance service, front line services and external customers including central government.
We are looking for a CCAB qualified professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Local Government finance, who can also specifically demonstrate financial systems and advanced excel capabilities. As a Team Leader the postholder will demonstrate management and staff development skills, including the delivery of continuous improvement and appropriate planning and prioritisation.
Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county, but that’s only half the story. We’re also one of the UK’s fastest-growing commercial regions, creating exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. Be part of our collaborative, innovative culture and we’ll empower you to bring ideas for new ways of working, to help keep improving the services we provide. In return we offer plenty of training and development opportunities, to help you keep growing in your role. And, because your long-term wellbeing is just as important to us as your ambition, we’ll support you with a great work/life balance enhanced by a generous holiday allowance and access to the desirable Local Government contributory pension scheme.
For further information about the role please contact Dawn Suckling – Operational Finance Delivery Lead at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Monday 28th September 2020
Provisional interview date: 6th and 9th Oct (via Microsoft Teams). Candidates invited to interview will also be required to take part in online psychometric testing in advance of the interview itself.
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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.
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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.