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Technical Accountant (B68JA)

Employer:
Medway Council
Salary:
Range 6 – £35,430 to £40,741
Location:
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
29/08/2014 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
BSD/14/5176
Medway Council

Medway Council is looking to appoint a Technical Accountant to join the Council’s restructured Finance division. The post holder will be part of a small corporate finance team responsible for co-ordinating the revenue and capital monitoring reports, leading the year end closure of accounts, preparing the statement of accounts and completing all statutory financial returns.

Applicants should preferably possess a recognised accountancy qualification (CCAB) or be actively studying and must be able to demonstrate a good level of technical expertise in local government finance. Applicants should also be able to analyse and communicate complex financial information.

Applicants should have a high level of expertise in using Microsoft Office and experience of using financial accounting systems. Medway currently uses iBS Integra.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Jonathan Lloyd (Principal Technical Accountant) 01634 332787 or Phil Watts (Chief Finance Officer Designate) on 01634 331196.

For further details and an application form, please contact Human Resources, Business Support, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR. Telephone 01634 332219 or e-mail jobs@medway.gov.uk

Closing date: 29 August 2014

How to apply

Please complete your application online, by following the attached link. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting.

If you are unable to do this and would prefer to be sent a hard copy please contact 01634 333333 ( Monday to Friday 8.00am - 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm).

This information can be made available in other formats and languages, by phoning 01634 333333.

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