Finance Team Leader

Reed Accountancy
Southend-on-Sea, Essex
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Southend-on-Sea is a vibrant, diverse and growing borough, of 177,000 residents, 7 miles of beaches, an international airport, and a revenue spend of £130m per year. Southend has very easy transport links from London.

We are looking for a Qualified Accountant to lead a small team, and to support the Group manager in the delivery and management of strategic and operational projects, which maintain and enhance service delivery, or improve efficiency.

The successful candidate will be required to brief and liaise with senior management, boards and external providers, and to assist the group manager in the development of the team.

You will have sound technical and compliance skills, ideally gained within a large and dynamic local authority. If you will are a Qualified Accountant or passed finalist, with a detailed practical knowledge of technical accounting and compliance and have experience of managing staff, we would be very keen to hear from you.

In addition to providing day to day support across the department, there will be the opportunity to get involved in a number of integral projects. 

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

For a full job specification, or to apply for this position, please e-mail

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business