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Senior Accountant

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Reference:
ESC00005
Organisation:
Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Place of work:
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Salary details:
£34,538 - £38,237 pa
Job term:
Full Time
Hours:
37
Appointment:
Maternity / Paternity Cover
Closing date:
27 June 2017
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Maternity cover for one year.

Based in either Woodbridge or Lowestoft (depending on your preference) but will require working from either site as required.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are leading the way as a successful shared services partnership and are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone living in, working in and visiting East Suffolk. With plans to become the largest single district council in the country, our councils are an exciting place to work and provide a great opportunity to experience working in an innovative, dynamic and forward thinking environment.

Reporting to the Finance Manager (Financial Planning) for both councils, we are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Senior Accountant with a sound financial background to join our team and deliver high quality financial services. You will have a proven track record of financial management experience gained within a similar operational role either within the private or public sector.  

You will provide financial management support to a variety of services across Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils; supporting the development and delivery of the councils’ Medium Term Financial plans and help with the annual budget setting process. Also key to your work will be financial monitoring and reporting, providing timely and proactive management information to Corporate Management, members and services including our external partners.

Strong analytical skills, a logical approach to problem solving and an eye for detail are essential requirements for this role. Working with a range of contacts is a key aspect of the role, so good communication, sound time management and excellent relationship management skills are essential to this role.

You will be working with a team of finance professionals with a strong team ethic and drive to continuously improve the services it delivers. You will be a good team player with the drive to actively contribute to improving service delivery.

If you think you are the right person for this role, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further information and an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lorraine Rogers, Finance Manager (Financial Planning) on (01502) 523667.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

Closing date: 27 June 2017.
Interview date: 10 July 2017.



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