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Group Accountant (Strategic Finance)

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £50,264 to £55,255 per annum
Worthing Town Hall
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/06/2022 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

Group Accountant (Strategic Finance)

Post No: 10211

Salary: Starting from £50,264 to £55,255 per annum

Grade: Grade 10

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Worthing Town Hall (Flexible Working)

Closing date: 30th June 2022 23:55


Duties of the post:

We are looking to recruit an experienced CCAB or CIMA qualified Group Accountant to lead our Strategic Finance Team. The main duties of the post holder will be to manage the operation of an experienced Treasury Management team and Insurance team who provide services to 5 local Councils. 
We are looking for an accountant with experience of strategic finance, particularly treasury, closure of accounts and statutory financial reporting but also someone with a drive to find service and process improvements, with the skills and desire to maximise the use of technology. 

The post holder will have the ability to work as a team and show the necessary enthusiasm required to fulfil this role to its optimum.  Excellent management and communication skills are required with the ability to build relationships at all levels. Confidence to exercise your own initiative and the ability to influence decision making is also key.

This is an exciting opportunity in a much-varied role.  We are looking for a fast thinking and experienced individual who will be a significant member of our Finance Team.  

You will be joining a friendly, driven team with the ability to work in the office and from home.

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
Local Government Pension
Training & development
Occupational Health
Employee AssistanceProgramme (EAP)
Flexible working options

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply

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