This is a demanding role for an ambitious, self-motivated individual who can demonstrate an aptitude for working on their own initiative, within a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines. Responsibilities include supporting the Senior Accountant and Finance Manager in the production of the annual financial statements, Whole Government Accounts and completion of statutory returns.
Applicants should be at least part qualified ideally with a recognised chartered accountancy body or as a minimum undertaking AAT Level 4. Applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a professional accounting environment within the area of financial reporting. Further training opportunities are available to the successful applicant.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
Interviews will be held during week commencing 11 November 2019.
For an informal discussion please contact Lesley Flannigan, Finance Manager, on 01635 519339