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Accountant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/02/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/02/2021 23:59
Salary:
Grade J/K £34728 - £40876
Hours per week:
37.00
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
203821
Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
23 Feb
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.
The role is flexible to deliver financial support to any of the Councils Services and provides an exciting opportunity to work on various areas.
You should have knowledge of Local Government financial environment and hold CCAB qualification.
Starting salary scale will be dependent on candidates qualifications and experience

Please note
This job is closed for applications.