Service and Systems Accountant

Full-time permanent 

Salary: £26,999 - £35,510

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 1 July 2019

Scarborough Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Accountancy Team within Corporate Finance.  Whether you are a fully qualified and experienced accountant or someone looking for an opportunity to gain a qualification whilst working within a highly motivated team this opportunity could be for you.

You will join a team that supports services within the Council to effectively manage budgets, make effective decisions, and ensures that financial systems and accounting information is robust and effective.

As a Service and Systems Accountant you will already have experience of working within a finance team or have recently completed a relevant degree but we appreciate that you may not yet have had the opportunity to start or complete a recognised finance qualification.  You will however be committed to obtaining a qualification and the Council will provide you with support as required.

You will be friendly and approachable with excellent IT skills and be a proficient user of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.  You will undertake and take ownership of a number of key controls and balance sheet reconciliations and ensure that the Council’s financial system and cash receipting system are kept up to date.  You will also play a key part within the budget monitoring process and year end closedown.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly and highly efficient team and really make a difference. If you would like further details or an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Neil Hughes, Accountancy Manager on (01723) 232357 or

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(If we have not contacted you by Thursday 4 July 2019 please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion)

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