£34,967.03 - £39,347.03 per year
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job Title: Accountant
Service: Resources & Governance
Location: Kilncraigs
Grade: Grade 9 £34,967.03 - £39,347.03
Contracted Hours: 35
Contract Type/Basis: Permanent - Full Time
Weeks worked per year: 52
Closing date for all applications: Tuesday, 9th May 2017

Job Description

As the service Management Accountant reporting to the Team Leader you will support services in the management of their allocated budgets, ensuring overall council objectives are achieved.

This will involve:
  • Working with the service as a Business Partner to provide financial analysis which supports service/ council improvement and change;
  • Providing direction and support to a small team;
  • Supporting services in the preparation of robust forecasts against budget;
  • Monitoring of performance against budget and investigating and reporting on variances;
  • Provision of financial and costing information and advice to the service to inform decision making and business planning;
  • Contribution to financial performance reports and business cases for change;
  • Assistance with the preparation of service revenue budgets;
  • Preparation of service final accounts and financial reports;
  • Completion of statutory and other returns relating to the service;
  • Preparation and development of performance indicators and benchmarking information and analysis;
  • Contributing to the development of medium and long term planning;
  • Undertaking and assisting in Best Value reviews within services, and within accountancy; and
  • Working in conjunction with the Corporate Accountancy Team to prepare statutory Annual Accounts.


You will be required to undertake a standard disclosure check prior to a formal offer being made by Clackmannanshire Council. The cost of this check will be deducted from your salary.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

See also: Application Pack.pdf