Group Accountant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/02/2022 23:59
Band 13 £38,890 - £42,821 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre, Hartlepool
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Closing date:
27 Feb
Further Information

Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

In return we can offer a range of benefits including 28 days paid holiday per year (rising to 33days after 5 years’ service) in addition to Public Bank Holidays; access to a Local Government Career Average Pension Scheme with employer contributions; a generous Occupational Sick Pay scheme; Occupational Maternity and Adoption schemes and access to discounts and savings on everyday purchases and days out.

The Council is also currently trialling a Hybrid working model which means there will be opportunities to work from home.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Corporate Finance Team for a qualified accountant.

The post holder will work alongside our existing team of Finance Officers and be responsible for providing our Children & Joint Commissioning (including Public Health) and Adult & Community Based Departments with a range of financial support - including providing financial guidance and support to service departments, assisting budget holders in understanding and managing their budget position, the preparation of annual and multi-year revenue and capital estimates, the monitoring of revenue and capital budgets, grants and other special funding and financial evaluation of new projects and policies such as the new adult social care funding reforms.

You will also be responsible for managing and developing a small team of finance staff involved in a range of duties including payment of fostering allowances, residential care homes and Direct Payments.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact David Ward, Head of Finance – Child, Public Health and Adult Services on 01429 523902.

Closing date: 27th February 2022
Interviews: Week commencing 28th February 2022

Please note
This job is closed for applications.