The post holder will support the Head of Finance and Principal Accountants to deliver key objectives against the Councils’ Medium Term Financial Strategy and provide focused specialist advice across the organisation. The post holder will be responsible for a variety of key duties within the team including monitoring and preparing budgets, interrogating and understanding financial information. Other duties include completion of statutory government returns and Council Tax setting. The post holder will also play a key role with the annual closure of accounts for both Authorities. This role is key in providing high quality, effective accountancy support, contributing to our ambition for maximising value for money of Council services.