Reference No: RES239
PO5-8 (scp 35-38) £41,496 to £44,539 per annum
37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity in the role of Senior Accountant, covering the services of our Health and Housing Services committee. For these services, you will be responsible for revenue budget preparation, monitoring and closure of the final accounts. Additionally, you will be responsible for the capital programme across all committees, again responsible for budget preparation, monitoring and closure of the final accounts.
Excellent communication skills will be vital in the provision of sound financial guidance and in the regular meetings you will hold with a variety of officers across the council.
We are ideally seeking someone who is CIPFA qualified (or other CCAB). However, applications will also be considered from those in the final year of CPFA or other CCAB studies. Applications will also be considered from those who are fully qualified AAT with extensive on the job accountancy experience, and therefore qualified through experience.
Join us to receive a host of benefits such as flexible working hours (flexitime scheme in operation with no core hours), generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme, job security and training/development opportunities.
Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd October
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 12th October
If you need reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us on the details above or provide further information on your application form.
Ribble Valley Borough Council reserve the right to close job vacancies before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
How to Apply
You can download the application pack from our website www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/jobs
Alternatively, you can email: HR@ribblevalley.gov.uk and quote the reference number or call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone)