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Principal Accountant

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from 39,880 to £43,857 p.a.
Worthing Town Hall
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/02/2021 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Post Title : Principal Accountant 

Post Number: 10208

Salary: Starting from 39,880 to £43,857 p.a.

Grade: Grade 8

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of Work: Worthing Town Hall

Closing Date: 28th February 2021

Duties of the post:

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Finance team in delivering a quality finance service, combining management accounting with a business focused support for frontline services. 

You will need a positive attitude and willingness to achieve service improvements and efficiencies, to achieve the challenging times ahead in Local Government.  

You will play a lead role in providing advice and analysis for all aspects of monitoring, budget setting, commercial appraisals and advice, as well as the closure of accounts, including the best use of our financial systems and technologies for a specified Directorate.

Ideally, with experience of local government finance.

You will have an analytic approach in evaluating business proposals, have excellent communications skills and be able to build effective relationships at all levels. Personally, you will be adaptable and self-motivated, a good team player and be able to prioritise work and delegate appropriately to meet tight deadlines. You will have effective verbal and written communication skills and preferably some management experience.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

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As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.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

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