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Senior Accounting Technician Ref: 50047065

County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 9, £26,999.00 to £29,828.00 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 50047065

Closing Date: 27/09/2019

Hours: 37 hours per week 
Contract Type: Permanent Flexible

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accounting Technician within our busy finance team.

You will work within the Financial Management Team to deliver all aspects of a management accounting role reporting to the Finance Business Partner.  The post will be supporting the Adult Social Care Directorate, including Housing Needs and Public Health Services.

The successful candidate will be AAT qualified or have a relevant equivalent qualification and be able to communicate and work effectively with budget managers and partners. You will also have experience of budgetary control and financial management in an organisation, as well as being an organised individual with a high attention to detail.

You will be a team player, who can quickly build strong relationships with the team and officers and will thrive on working collaboratively to achieve outcomes for the Council. A flexible approach and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.  In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including 31 days annual leave, flexible working and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Mandy King on the following number, 821000 ext 6536.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at, telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.