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Assistant Accountant (Revenue and Capital)
  • Employer: Surrey Heath Borough Council
  • Reference: FCS/23/234322
  • Published: Tue 28/03/2023, 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,570 - £37,234 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Hybrid Working, Surrey, Hampshire

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Assistant Accountant (Revenue and Capital)

Grade 05

Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming new ideas from everyone.

About the Role

 Your main role will be working with the Corporate Finance Manager to provide an accountancy and general financial advisory service to budget holders in respect of the activities carried out within service areas. You will monitor services budgets and business plans and report as appropriate. You will assist in managing and developing the Council’s financial system to ensure that maximum benefit from it is obtained for services users and efficiencies realised

About You

You will hold a minimum level 3 AAT or equivalent accountancy qualification and have experience in a finance role, preferably as  Part Qualified Accountant within a Local Authority or similar organisation. Ideally have experience of using crystal reports. You will also have a good understanding of Capital Accounting and Treasury Management, with  experience of monitoring large budgets, and working within financial regulations.

You must be a confident communicator, with the ability to work independently. Prioritising and working under pressure to meet all deadlines. Have the ability to problem solve, make decisions independently and create clear and concise reports, reviews and statistical analysis which contribute towards service objectives.  

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We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

Closing date:          16th April 2023

Interview date:     21st or 24th April 2023

Contact details

For an informal discussion, please contact Adrian Flynn, Chief Accountant on 01276 707181,

Our Commitment

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.