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Financial Accountant

  • Employer: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Reference: DFRS/22/219000
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 11:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,909 – £41,496 per annum (Career Progression Criteria Applies)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Derbyshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, competent individual to join the Corporate Finance Team. This is an interesting and demanding role which is open to part qualified applicants. Experience within an accountancy environment and the ability to demonstrate practical technical accounting expertise is essential.

The role will include but is not limited to:

  • Playing a pivotal role in the closing of the Authority’s accounts and in the production of key accounting statements.
  • Management accounting and revenue budget manger support.
  • Preparation of information relating to Fire Fighter pensions and completion of funding returns.
  • Preparation of medium-term forecasts and budgets.

The service is interested in applicants from a range of experience and entry points, ranging from experienced fully qualified individuals to part qualified accountants looking to take the next step in their career.  We will support you to develop a wide skill set, based on a combination of accounting theory and practical work experience needed to give you a platform from which to progress your career in Accountancy.  In return, you will be expected to make a commitment to actively study towards obtaining the CIPFA qualification.

Reporting to the Head of Accountancy, you will assist in the provision of an efficient and effective accounting service.  You will have excellent communication skills, be able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and non-financial managers and enjoy working as part of a small team as well as on your own initiative.

The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours.

In return we offer;

  • Flexible working hours
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free car parking
  • Health & wellbeing services, including free access to gyms at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service locations
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee support networks
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

We are committed to equality and fairness at work.  Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People.  All staff are expected to share this commitment.

Please note as the role will be based at HQ at Ripley successful applicants will need to undertake Police Security Vetting procedures at the appropriate level.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 12 December 2022. 

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact the recruiting manager, Mark Nash on 01773 305415 or mnash@derbys-fire.gov.uk.  

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.

  • Employer: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Reference: DFRS/22/219000
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 11:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,909 – £41,496 per annum (Career Progression Criteria Applies)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Derbyshire

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