Subject to the ongoing, national situation it is essential that we continue recruiting safely and fairly. As such, it may be the case that this advert’s closing date and interview date may change at short notice. If this is the case and you have started but not completed an application, we will email you the new closing date so that you do not miss the opportunity to submit your application.
About the role
With a new Community Vision for Surrey and Organisational Strategy, we have made huge strides over the past year, stabilising our finances and developing a transformation programme that will fundamentally change the way we work, for the benefit of Surrey residents. The challenge is huge, the opportunities even greater.
Our ambitious Finance Improvement Programme is redefining the way we work as partners with the wider organisation. You will be at the forefront of excellent financial management, transformation and income generation, part of a team working to deliver great services to the community and to ensure our finances are sustainable.
You are either a fully-qualified accounting technician or actively studying for that qualification, you will be proficient in the use and interpretation of financial data with good attention to detail and IT skills, and be effective at managing your own time and deadlines. Equally importantly, you will have really good communication and relationship-building skills.
For more information, please see the full role profile and skills & knowledge matrix attached at the bottom of this page.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday June 7th 2020. Interviews will be held via video call are scheduled for week commencing June 15th 2020.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.