Career grade - Commercial Property Accountant
through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and
supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for
everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by
welcoming new ideas from everyone.
About the Role
and general financial advisory services at the highest standards across the Council.
You will be required to act as a financial lead with managing agents and all major development capital
projects and be involved in the preparation, monitoring and reporting on commercial property
budgets. You will also ensure that that VAT and other taxes are correctly accounted for. The role
will report to the Senior Corporate and Partnership Accountant and have no line management
• Part Qualified Accountant or fully Qualified Accounting Technician
• Excellent spreadsheet skills
• Proven extensive experience in a finance role, preferably as an Accountant, within a Local Authority or similar organisation delivering finance services.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working
and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for
your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 25 days’ annual
leave rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension
scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as
subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets,
shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.
Closing date: 26 March 2023
Interview date: 4 April 2023
For an informal discussion, please contact Adrian Flynn, Chief Accountant on 01276 707181,
NO AGENCY CALLS PLEASE
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707126 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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