Senior Accountant (Various Posts) (Permanent) - REN04948

Renfrewshire Council

  • Location: Paisley
  • £38,763 to £42,376 per annum, GRK
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: REN04948


Based at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley.

You will provide effective support within the Management Accounting team within Finance Services, taking a leading role in respect of financial management and accounting services, the main duties will include budget preparation and monitoring, assistance in completing statutory accounts and statistical returns, provision of financial support to Finance Business Partners and senior managers within the Council in the development and maintenance of effective financial controls. You will support the production of the Council’s annual financial statements in accordance with proper accounting practice, and will contribute to the development of the new ERP financial system and the associated management accounting processes.

You will be a CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualified accountant with experience of working in a central finance role, preferably in a public sector accounting environment. You should possess well developed communication and report writing skills. You will have significant experience in using and developing financial systems, reports and processes; and be able to produce financial analyses to a high standard.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Closing Date - Wednesday 26 February 2020

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