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Accountant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
04/11/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/11/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade J/K. £33,799 - £39,782
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
192981
Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Closing date:
17 Nov
Further Information

Gateshead is a great place to live, work and visit and Gateshead Council has a clear focus on helping communities to thrive. Resources and Digital Directorate operates at the very core of the Council's operations, working with services to direct financial resources to deliver the Council priorities.

Resources and Digital includes the Council's Financial
Management Service and an opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced Accountant to join the Service. The position is essential to maintaining the provision of the service’s high performing financial systems, controls and professional knowledge whilst working in a dynamic and challenging environment.

You will have responsibility for managing a small team and will be required to provide professional advice and relevant, accurate and timely financial information to support the strategic planning process and operational management, assist in the development, operation and maintenance of information systems and provide positive leadership, clear direction, training and support to team members to ensure high levels of performance.

You should have knowledge of Local Government financial environment and hold CCAB qualification.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Renee Lindsay/ Jane Wright either by e-mail at reneelindsay@gateshead.gov.uk / janewright@gateshead.gov.uk or telephone 0191 433 2784/3617.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.