About the role
With a new Community Vision for Surrey and Organisational Strategy, we have made huge strides over the past year, stabilising our finances and developing a transformation programme that will fundamentally change the way we work, for the benefit of Surrey residents. The challenge is huge, the opportunities even greater.
Our ambitious Finance Improvement Programme is redefining the way we work as partners with the wider organisation. You will be at the forefront of excellent financial management, transformation and income generation, part of a team working to deliver great services to the community and to ensure our finances are sustainable.
A fully qualified accountant, you will have strong communication, relationship-building and influencing skills. You will be proficient in the use and interpretation of financial data with good attention to detail and IT skills, and be effective at managing others and your own time in order to meet deadlines.
For more information, please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this page.
For an informal discussion please contact Louise Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 15th March 2020.
Interviews are scheduled for w/c 23rd March 2020.
Please note that Surrey County Council's headquarters, where this role is currently based, will be relocating back into Surrey in 2020 to support our Community Vision 2030.
You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.