Senior Accountant Operational Delivery

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Warwick, Warwickshire
£40,876.00 - £42,821 per annum
08 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
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Senior Accountant – Operational

Salary: £40,876.00 - £42,821 per annum plus LG Pension Scheme

1 x Full Time (37 hrs per week) - Permanent Flexible Working


1 x Full Time (37 hrs per week) - Fixed term for approx. 12 months to cover maternity leave

We are recruiting to the following brand-new role in our Operational Finance Delivery Team: Senior Accountant – Operational Delivery currently supporting the Communities & Resources Directorates  

The Role


This role is part of a dynamic team which provides high quality financial advice and support to senior managers and cost centre managers in relation to their financial responsibilities, both revenue and capital, ensuring that appropriate challenge and assurance are provided by the finance service. 

Leading a team of up to six Accountants, Senior Finance Officers and Finance Officers, the role also supports the County Council's financial framework processes by providing service financial information to enable the preparation of medium term financial plans, annual budgets, monthly budget monitoring and year end closedown, adding value to service decision making and business planning processes.

As well as monitoring and forecasting, budget setting and planning, year-end processes and reporting, the team is involved in procurement and the evaluation of financial tenders, the financial implications in reports to councillors and managers, and the financial aspects of business cases including costing and option appraisals.


Your Skills


We are looking for a CCAB qualified professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience at a senior level in a finance environment who can:

  • Independently analyse varied and complex information and produce solutions
  • communicate complicated or sensitive information with varied audiences
  • work under pressure including meeting unpredictable deadlines and dealing with conflicting demands


As a Team Leader, the successful candidate will also demonstrate management and staff development skills, including the delivery of continuous improvement and appropriate planning and prioritisation.


Your rewards


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.

Please click on the link to view the Job Description and find out more about working for Warwickshire.

Additional Information 

For further information about the role please contact Dawn Suckling – Operational Finance Delivery Lead at  

Closing date: Monday 28th September 2020 

Provisional interview date: 6th October or 9th October (via Microsoft Teams). Candidates invited to interview will also be required to take part in online psychometric testing in advance of the interview itself.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online; please note, CV’s should not be submitted – please provide supporting documentation evidencing (with examples) how you meet the “Delivery Responsibilities” and “Specific Experience/Qualifications” described in the Job Description.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

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.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

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.

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