We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not fully supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.

Vacancy Details

Accountant

Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
From £23541 to £32910 per annum (Grade GH)
Location:
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
13/04/2021 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V4265
West Berkshire Council

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, positive, and innovative professional.  We are looking for an individual who is able to self-motivate who can demonstrate an aptitude for working on their own initiative, within a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines. 

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, and based in the Finance & Property service, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the of the Council’s cashflow and providing advice and information to colleagues across the organisation to enable them to make key business decisions in a challenging and ever changing environment. 

The successful applicant must be numerate and computer literate, including the use of Excel spreadsheets, with a wide knowledge and experience of accountancy and the ability to give advice to non-finance staff.  Applicants should be undertaking AAT Level 4 or already a qualified Accounting Technician (or equivalent, or qualified by experience) with 3 years’ experience in an accounting environment.  Further training opportunities are available to the successful applicant. 

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to local government pension scheme and family friendly policies. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days (pro rata).

For an informal discussion please contact Jonathan Martin on 01635 519474 or David Leech on 01635 519646

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form. 

This privacy notice applies to job applicants applying for vacancies with West Berkshire Council https://www.westberks.gov.uk/pnapplications

Further information on this vacancy

Apply Online