About this job

Fixed Term - Six months (to cover secondment): 37 hours per week
Salary: £27,358 - £29,909

The role will involve the preparation of estimates, control account reconciliations, final accounts, budget monitoring and the day-to-day provision of financial advice and assistance to senior officers.

The post holder will need a recognised accounting qualification, e.g. AAT, and will need previous financial and management accounting knowledge involving the use of software, together with experience of providing advice to managers and staff. The post holder will need to be well organised with a logical approach to problem solving and the ability to prioritise the workload. It is desirable that candidates are IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office, especially Excel, accompanied by previous Local Government experience.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne Nacey, Group Manager for Financial Services, on 01884 234254.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - FA02 - Accountant.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 25 June 2018 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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