Accountant

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£34,278 - £36,922
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Oct 2020
Job Ref
RA0001553
Job Type
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are recruiting to the following role in our newly formed Operational Finance Delivery Team:

 

Accountant – Operational Delivery currently supporting the Communities & Resources Directorates  (£34,728 - £36,922 plus LG Pension Scheme)

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. 

 

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 successful candidate would be 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.

 

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification 

Your Skills

 

We are looking for appropriately qualified or experienced finance professionals who can:

  • 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

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.

Additional Information


For information about this role please contact Melissa Gadsby – Senior Accountant, Operational Finance Delivery at melissagadsby@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Wednesday 21st October 2020

Provisional Interview date: Friday 6th November 2020

 

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk 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 hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  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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