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Principal Accountancy Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
21/07/2021
Advert End Date:
04/08/2021 23:59
Salary:
£31,346 to £34,728 p.a. (Grade 10)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
211082
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES/21/422
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
4 Aug
Further Information

A vacancy has arisen within the Adult and Health Services Finance Team for a permanent Principal Accountancy Assistant.

The post holder will provide comprehensive financial support to service managers ensuring that available resources are maximised and public funds are safeguarded at all times.

The post holder will be directly accountable to the Principal Accountant and will cover a range of duties and responsibilities offering excellent opportunity to widen experience and develop skills in working cooperatively as a business partner with key services.

Durham County Council is committed to supporting the training and development of staff with in house training provision and, where appropriate, opportunities to pursue further relevant enhanced qualifications.

The successful applicant will have significant involvement with service representatives and will support the annual budget cycle, undertaking timely budget setting, monitoring, closure of accounts and completion of statutory Government returns.

This current vacancy provides support to the Adult and Health Service, however, there may be other Principal Accountancy Assistant vacancies arise in the future which will be based within other finance teams. If this should happen within 6 months, we will revisit this recruitment episode to appoint.

For further information, please contact Jo McMahon, Principal Accountant via email at Joanne.mcmahon@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 23rd August 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be contacted via North East Jobs with the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on 03000 269421 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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