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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
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Closed for applications on 23/04/2018 17:00
GRADE 8 £32,486 - £36,379
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Apr

Supporting documents

Document Accountant JD.docx (823.95 KB)

Document PS Accountant.doc (66.0 KB)

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

GRADE 8 £32,486 - £36,379

CLOSING DATE 23 April 2018 (5pm)

Together for Children is a newly established Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Finance Service of Together for Children Sunderland. The post will offer the right candidate the chance to expand their current knowledge and experience within a busy Finance Team.

The post will be responsible to the Director of Finance and Finance Manager and the successful candidate will assist on a team providing a range of financial services, advice, information and guidance to the newly created Children’s Services Company.

The Accountant will actively assist the Finance Manager and Senior Accountant in providing financial information and advice relating to all aspects of budget planning, preparation and monitoring through to the completion of final accounts, government returns and grant claims. Candidates will need to demonstrate experience of working to strict deadlines and a commitment to improving standards through continuous improvement and staff development. Other key responsibilities will include supporting the Finance Manager in developing financial information in response to user needs, government legislation, developing links between performance and financial information, and supporting the efficiency agenda.

Candidates should ideally be CCAB fully qualified accountants (preferably CIPFA), or AAT qualified with minimum 3 years post qualification experience, with experience of successfully providing the full range of accounting services in a public sector environment.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Deborah Orr, Finance Manager, on 0191 561 1412.

For further information on Together for Children, please check our website

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