Corporate Accountant

East Lothian Council
Posted

  • Location: Haddington
  • £34,253 to £38,615 per annum, Grade 10 GBP 34253
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL02692

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £34253-£38615 per annum 
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon-Fri
To start as soon as possible

Job Details

As a key member of the wider Finance Team, the Corporate Accountant will be expected to:

Take a lead role in contributing to the development of the Council's annual strategic budget setting process; Lead the development of capital and treasury budgets aligned to the approved annual strategic budget; Take a lead role in supporting the successful delivery of the Council's statutory financial accounts and other key statutory returns; Work collaboratively with Service Managers and Heads of Service to manage their resources effectively and as efficiently as possible, providing appropriate financial advice and guidance to support service delivery and facilitate any future transformational change agenda.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Essential:
Qualified accountant with membership of a CCAB (CIPFA/ACCA/CIMA/ICAS) professional accounting body, combined with substantial experience in a financial environment.

Disclosure
The preferred candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure Check provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

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