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Senior Accountant
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: RES/0320/31326
  • Published: Mon 16/03/2020, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 14/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £39,782 - £41,675
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Salary: £39,782 - £41,675

Location: Oakham

Closing date: 14 April 2020 Interview date: w.c. 27 April 2020

Are you looking for the next challenge in your career as an Accountant? Do you understand the complexities of financial and accounting regulations? Can you help managers with financial planning? This could be the role for you!

Who you are…

  • CCAB qualified
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and financial management regulations and practice
  • Proactive and solution focused
  • able to explain complex information in a user friendly way to ensure managers understand their budgetary responsibilities
  • Motivated and flexible in your approach, you will play a key role in driving the finance team forward for the provision of seamless support to our customers

What we need from you… to help support the organisation to meet its goals and achieve the outcomes of our medium term financial plan. To build good relationships, providing support and advice across the core financial cycle of budget setting budget monitoring and closing of the accounts.

What we offer in return…

Recently gaining accreditation as a CIPFA Platinum Employer, we are committed to investing and developing our team, making this a great time to join us on this journey and help shape the high quality service provided to residents, businesses and visitors to Rutland.

Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…

What to do now… Please visit for more information. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrew Merry, Finance Manager on 01572 758227 or email:

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.