Service Accountant

Hindlip Hall, Hindlip Park, Worcester
£46080 - £49,021 per annum
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
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Service Accountant

£46,080 - £49,021 per annum (including Market Supplement)

37 hours per week, Permanent

Service Headquarters, Hindlip Park, Worcester


The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority’s Finance Team.   The role will be to assist in the preparation of budgetary and financial accounting information, and to provide technical guidance and support to Service Managers. Primarily the individual will be key to the production of the Annual Statement of Accounts, however, as a small team providing the full range of financial services the range of opportunities is wide.


The Person

You will be a qualified accountant with evidence of continuing professional development and proven experience in the production of IFRS compliant Local Government accounts and an understanding of financial management and budgetary control. 

A full job description and person specification can be found in the job attachments.


About Us

Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires.  Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service. 


Reasons to Join Us

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 33 days after five years’ continuous service (plus bank holidays).
  • Access to a local government pension scheme.
  • Flexi-time scheme allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours.
  • Free car parking.


Please note, this role is graded PO3 scale (£39,880 - £42,821 per annum) but attracts a market supplement of £6,200. This therefore makes the salary for this role £46,080 - £49,021 per annum. This market supplement is limited to two years, however it will be reviewed after 18 months at which point a decision will be made if it can be renewed.

To apply, please complete an online application form and include a supporting statement which details how you meet the person specification for this role. If you require further information on the post duties then please contact Deborah Randall, Chief Accountant on (01905) 368301 or at present on 07900 053357. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th January 2021. Interviews to be held w/c 8th February 2021.


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