Assistant Accountant – Corporate Services
Band 7; Salary £22,571 - £24,920 per annum subject to 1.75% pay award being agreed
CIPFA Penna is excited to be partnering with the finance team at Melton Borough Council on the recruitment of an Assistant Accountant post. The council is based in a beautiful location in Melton Mowbray, close to a train station and all major roads leading to each of the counties across the East Midlands, which makes it a brilliant location for commuting, when this required. Other critical factors include family friendly policies and flexible working, making the role potentially attractive not only to local candidates but also to those who may live outside of the average commuting distance. As has always been forward thinking in actively offering flexible working from home arrangements which is currently being reviewed as part of its new ‘way we work’ strategy to further develop this as a long-term solution which also fits with the Councils climate change agenda moving forward.
The Council is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn and develop their finance skills in the public sector. The role plays a key part within the team to help ensure the smooth running and professional provision of financial services. Melton is keen to develop its workforce so will be offering training support for the successful candidate to progress with a professional finance qualification.
The role will report to the Senior Management Accountant and have no line management responsibilities.
The key aspects of the role are:
The Assistant Accountant will be required to provide accountancy support to the finance team al affairs of the service as well as take the lead on some specialist areas such as:
The role enjoys a fantastic benefits package aimed at enhancing the work-life balance and flexible working: