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Chief Accountant
  • Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: RES/22/216950
  • Published: Tue 25/10/2022, 14:18 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £60,529 - £67,452 p.a
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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Chief Accountant

Would you like to join a progressive organisation, focussed on learning and

We have available a key position to provide financial advice, support, preparing the
budget and closing the Councils accounts. Leading a Team that is key to the Council to
deliver its ambitions transformation programme, and help steer the organisation through
the rapidly changing financial landscape.

About us
We are an organisation of over 350 employees, 48 Councillors and countless volunteers. With a
gross annual expenditure of over £100M, we work hard to deliver quality public services cost
effectively, for the residents of Elmbridge.
As a borough council, we are responsible for services such as waste collection and recycling,
housing, planning and parks, playgrounds and green spaces. We are committed to delivering our
vision for a confident, cohesive and thriving Elmbridge.
The wellbeing of our employees is vitally important to us; whether it’s mindfulness, healthy walks
or mental health first aid, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you; after all, when
you thrive, Elmbridge thrives.

About you
In addition to being enthusiastic and willing to contribute to strong team environment, you will:
 be a graduate with an honour degree (first of 2:1)
 have a high standard if numeracy and accuracy
 be able to complete task within deadlines
 have an excellent working knowledge of spreadsheets and
 be able to communicate effectively.

What else?
Our careers website ( will give you lots of information on
Elmbridge and you should also view our LinkedIn page to see examples of our energy, creativity
and commitment to our customers.
Could Elmbridge be the right place for you?

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Andrew Cooper, Head of Finance for an
informal conversation on 01372 474123.

Salary: £60,529 - £67,452 p.a.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 27 November 9am
Interviews Week Commencing 5 December