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Chief Accountant
  • Employer: Hastings Borough Council
  • Reference: CSG/19/113804
  • Published: Wed 06/11/2019, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/01/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £61,100 per annum (inclusive of a reviewable market supplement)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: East Sussex

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Chief Accountant

We are looking for a fully qualified accountant with experience in financial and team management to head up the Accountancy service – as Chief Accountant and Deputy Section 151 Officer. 

The successful candidate will manage our Accountancy and Exchequer Division, ensuring the provision of an efficient service in accordance with approved Council strategies, plan, policies and procedures. The Chief Accountant will take a leading role in the provision of financial advice and support, to include the preparation of the budget and the final accounts for the authority. 

With world class coast, countryside, the Jerwood Art Gallery, an award winning newly restored historic pier, affordable house prices, good schools and outstanding community spirit Hastings is a great place to live and work. 

This is an exciting and rewarding time to be involved in the development of Hastings and to contribute towards the development and implementation of the Council’s ambitious strategy. 

If you wish to discuss the vacancy, please contact Peter Grace, Chief Finance Officer on 01424 451503

Anticipated Interview date: 15th and 16th of January