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Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £29,636 - £33,799 per annum (subject to job evaluation)
Worthing Theatres - Connaught, Assembly Hall, Pavilion and Connaught Studio
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Post title



Starting from £29,636 - £33,799 per annum (subject to job evaluation)


Grade 6


37 hours per week

Place of work

Worthing Theatres & Museum

Closing date

Thursday 22nd August 2019


Friday 30th August 2019

Worthing Theatres and Museum have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced AAT or higher qualified Accountant. We are looking for a confident, motivated and hardworking individual who will be central in setting up financial procedures as the Culture Department spins out from the Council to become a charitable trust.  You will preferably have experience in the charitable arts sector and you will provide accurate and effective management accounting.

The successful applicant will have excellent administrative and IT skills and thrive in a busy environment. We are looking for someone who will take initiative, is comfortable with a heavy workload and able to prioritise their work effectively, whilst maintaining effective communication with internal departments and external parties.

The Council also offer an excellent pension and benefits including an employee assistance programme. The successful applicant will transfer from the Council under TUPE to the charitable Trust.

This role will be subject to the confirmation of the Culture Department of Adur & Worthing Councils transferring to a charitable trust. 

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As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.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
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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