We are delighted to offer you a great opportunity to join the Suffolk County Council's Finance service as a Senior Accountant within our Financial Management service. Working on a full time permanent basis (part time working may be considered for this role) you will earn a competitive salary of £43,455 per annum (pro rata for part time), with the potential to increase to £53,556 per annum.
We welcome applications from everyone. We particularly welcome applications from males, disabled people, LGB+ people and people from minority ethnic groups because they are under-represented in this Directorate.
We are committed to offering flexible working, options for this role.
The Senior Accountant Role:
We are seeking a fully qualified accountant who is enthusiastic and motivated and has excellent IT, communication and analytical skills.
You will be an integral and key member of the team, reporting into one of the members of the Finance Leadership Team. We are a supportive and enthusiastic team who will offer help and guidance to get you settled in.
Previous public sector experience is not essential, but you should have experience of financial management functions such as budget planning and setting and budget monitoring and working with senior management and budget holders. Please see the job and person profile, below, which provides further details of responsibilities along with a structure chart to demonstrate the wide range of senior jobs within the Finance service giving potential opportunities for future career progression.
We will offer our Senior Accountant:
• the opportunity to get involved and take responsibility for a broad range of financial and accounting work, providing you with stimulation and opportunities to broaden and deepen you experience and knowledge to enable you to develop your career
• a strong, experienced, and welcoming team
• the chance to work flexibly, subject to business requirement.
Travelling requirements for your role
We positively encourage the use of technology to communicate and engage, but on occasions, there may be a requirement for you to travel using reasonable and suitable means available to you. If you require a reasonable adjustment due to a disability to meet the travel requirements of this role, please speak with the contact detailed below.
This role supports hybrid working, a broadly even balance between working from home and working from an office base. Please contact the recruiting manager if you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements.
Why not click ‘Apply’ today to find out more about the role and be considered as a Senior Accountant – we would love to hear from you!
Closing date for Senior Accountant applications: 11.30pm, 5 December 2022
Interview date: w/c 12 December 2022.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.
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