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Financial Accountant

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Closing date
18 Sep 2021

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Financial Accountant

PQ, Permanent, FT


Public Sector

£31,151 - £35,936 pa

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking team that delivers efficient and effective financial accounting to the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service (SCTS) and its stakeholders.

You will play a key role in the preparation of the SCTS annual report and accounts, provision of balance sheet assurance to senior leadership, and the implementation of a new capital asset management framework. You will provide technical advice to the unit and wider business.

What we are looking for: A dynamic team player who is a PQ CCAB or CIMA Accountant with proven experience in Financial Accounting.

What we offer to you: We offer an interesting and supportive work environment where the development of our people is at the very heart of what we do. Flexible working arrangements, professional study support, 25 days holiday entitlement (rising to 30 days), 11.5 days Public and Privilege holidays, and access to the civil service pension scheme. Jobsharers will also be considered.

Watch our video and hear from some of our current employees what it is really like to work with us.

The closing date for the post is 19 September 2021.

Interviews and practical exercise will be held week commencing 27 September 2021.

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service and the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union work in partnership so we have open, collaborative and positive working environments, that make SCTS a great place to work, learn and develop, engaging fully with fair work principles and encouraging membership of our recognised trade union PCS.

By virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusion and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended), the protections of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) are disapplied to this appointment in the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service. This permits us to ask applicants to disclose details of all unspent convictions, unspent cautions (from England, Wales and Northern Ireland) and spent convictions for an offence listed in Schedule A1 of the 2013 Order but only if: 15 years have not elapsed since the date of your conviction if you were aged 18 or over on that date; or 7 years and 6 months have not elapsed since the date of your conviction if you were under 18 on that date. Any spent conviction that is a 'protected conviction' does not require to be disclosed. Individuals without existing security clearance will require a standard level Disclosure check completed before employment can commence.
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