About this job

Permanent: 37 hours per week
Salary: £23,866 - £26,470

The role of this post will involve the maintenance and development of our financial systems, including liaison with our software provider and other system users. The postholder will also be responsible for the processing of all helpdesk queries associated with our internal finance system (E- Financials modules) from staff across the Authority. In addition this role will also be responsible for a number of control account reconciliations.

Other duties may include assisting the Finance team with the preparation of estimates, final accounts, budget monitoring and the day-to-day provision of financial advice and assistance to senior officers as required.

As such, you will need previous financial and management accounting knowledge involving the use of software, together with experience of providing advice to managers and staff. The ideal candidate will be AAT qualified or equivalent. To support the Finance team the post holder will need to be well organised, flexible, 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 - FA09 - Systems 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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