Assistant Finance Manager

Location
Thrapston
Salary
£27561 - £31537 per annum
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
03 Jan 2019
Ref
00089667
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Finance Manager

Grade 6 (£27,561 - £31,537)

Want to make a difference?

Want to feel valued?

This council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a 'can-do' approach to join their Finance Team during an exciting period of change and innovation. This role provides an excellent opportunity to help shape the delivery of financial services.

The post will support the Finance Manager to:

- Maintain and develop an effective financial management framework
- Prepare and contribute to the overall financial strategy of the organisation
- Be a key part in supporting the internal control system and risk management framework
- Support the shared procurement, finance and internal audit arrangements and develop associated strategies to be applied within the Council
- Provide financial support with bid applications for external funding and reviewing business cases

You will have excellent communication and relationship management skills with a positive commitment to achieving the best value for money whilst delivering key services.

This role is ideally suited for an individual who is a part-qualified accountant and who wants to expand their knowledge and experiences working across all areas of a district council. There is also the scope for a training package to be identified if the candidate wishes to finish their qualification in a supportive and dynamic environment.

They are a friendly, business focused Council passionate about delivering services efficiently and effectively without losing the human touch.

Benefits include:

- Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Between 24 and 34 days annual leave (dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
- Flexible working hours
- Free on-site car parking

Please note that only applicants who complete the online application process on the employer's website will be considered for the position. Once you have uploaded your CV you will receive an email containing the link to the employer's website to complete their online application

Within the supporting statement section of the application form, please specify how you meet the essential criteria identified on the Person Specification.

Closing date: Monday 31st December 2018 at midday
Interview date: Tuesday 8th January 2019

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