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Accountant (3 Positions)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/07/2021
Advert End Date:
16/08/2021 12:00
Salary:
£36,922 - £38,890 (pay award pending)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
211107
Employment Location:
Redcar and working from home
Post Number:
W1257
Number of posts:
3
Closing date:
16 Aug
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council, who seek to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

This post is based at the centre of the council in the Resources Directorate which has key responsibility for managing the council’s money and people, as well as ensuring that democratic decisions are well informed and legally sound.

The Council is seeking to recruit three Accountants who will be based at the centre of the Council, in the Resources Directorate, which has key responsibility for managing the Council’s money and people as well as ensuring that democratic decisions are well informed and legally sound.

Redcar and Cleveland has a working environment which will encourage you to excel and develop your career.

You will provide financial advice and support to a range of services across the Council and in particular will provide a high level of quality in financial management in relation to the following functional areas:
• Medium Term Financial Planning and Budget setting - including funding and revenue budget setting
• Supporting the development of business cases for an extensive and ambitious capital investment programme across the Council which requires a strong understanding of the long term financial benefits of this programme.
• A variety of commercial developments and environmental projects which require high quality financial information to successfully deliver.
• Driving improvements in the way we provide financial and performance management support to our customers.

The role requires strong and effective communication skills, including the ability to deal with customers who possess varying levels of financial skill.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Rob Davisworth on 07585 307384.