Job accountant in Banbury, England at Cherwell District Council

Job Details

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Company Cherwell District Council
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Company Address Banbury, United Kingdom
Salary 44512 - 39581 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Banbury, England

Job Description

Are you looking for an interesting and challenging role in finance? Do you want to make a difference and ensure the Council is ready for the future? If yes, we are offering an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual to join the Finance Team at Cherwell District Council.

The team provides support across a wide range of Council and associated company activities, which provides an exciting backdrop for new team members. In addition, the Finance Team is seeking to evolve so that it can provide support in the complex world of a modern local authority.

In this role, you will support one of our Strategic Finance Business Partners. From the preparation of the Council’s annual budget and 5-year medium-term financial strategy through to the annual closedown of accounts as well as financial analysis and reporting. It gives you a chance to learn and develop a diverse knowledge and understanding of local authority accounting.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices offering agile working, which means we don’t have a rigid work location, our staff work from home and the office at Bodicote House, Banbury to suit business needs.

Cherwell is a forward-looking organisation willing to invest in its staff to drive improvements and provide first class services. There is potential to build on your existing skills and experience and further development opportunities may include CIPFA training and Apprenticeship opportunities.
The Person
We are looking for a hard working and ambitious individual with a depth and range of practical accounting experience ideally in a local authority setting.

You will have good excel skills and the ability to analyse complex data. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to support others to have a good understanding of financial matters of varying complexity.

You will enjoy working in a team but will also be comfortable working on your own to meet tight deadlines.
The Benefits
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. We offer agile working, which means we don’t have a rigid work location. Our staff work from home and in the office to suit the business need. Other benefits include:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Incremental pay award (after one years’ service)

Job Location

Banbury, England

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