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  • Ref no: ARB06093
  • Published: 3/1/2020
  • Closes: 24/1/2020
  • Location: Argyll and Bute
  • Salary: £20,001.00 - £21,224.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Department:  Financial Services

Closing Date: Friday 24th January 2020

Argyll and Bute Council are looking to recruit an Accounting Assistant to work within its Treasury & VAT and Income Maximisation Teams. This is a temporary post, working 35 hours per week until 31 May 2020 and can be based in Whitegates, Lochgilphead or Kintyre House, Campbeltown.

The post will be split 50/50 within the two teams:

Treasury & VAT

Assisting the Business Support Officer Treasury and Taxation to ensure nominated areas of Council receive appropriate financial support and advice through effective reporting, controls and business decision support in relation to treasury management, VAT and indirect taxation.

Income Maximisation

To assist with Community Care finance duties and provide a high quality financial and administrative support to the Income Maximisation function within Argyll and Bute Council.

To assist in the development and maintenance of the financial functions within the CareFirst system.

To contribute to the effective operation of the Income Maximisation Team.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is committed to high quality public services, enjoys working with numbers, is accurate in their work and able to deliver work to tight timescales.

Applicants should note that:-

This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is

Moira Miller, Principal Accountant


Telephone:  01546 604175

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

 Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.


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