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  • Ref no: EDN11315
  • Published: 8/11/19
  • Closes: 22/11/19
  • Location: Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
  • Salary: £36,499.00 - £43,619.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description


Waverley Court

Salary: £36,499 - £43,619
Hours: 36 per week

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who seeks to further their career in Finance.

Based in a city centre location with convenient access to transport links, you will work in a team which provides financial support to the Communities and Families service including day to day financial advice and support to budget managers, budget monitoring, budget development, final accounts and supporting financial strategy, major projects and transformational change. 

Communities and Families provides a wide range of services including education and early years, children’s social work, sport and lifelong learning, family support, criminal justice and support to people experiencing homelessness.

The Accountant role will provide direct support to special schools, additional support for learning and children’s social work services, however, flexibility and adaptability are important to support the delivery of wider team priorities as and when required.

As a member of the Finance Accounting Team you will work closely with colleagues in the delivery of financial advice and guidance to service managers ensuring the highest standards of client service, professional practice and financial governance are achieved.

Other benefits include :

Up to six weeks paid leave, inclusive of 6 public holidays in year, with a further increase of 5 days annual leave after five years of previous reckonable service or service with the Council.

 A career average local government pension scheme with generous employer contributions. 

Flexible working hours.

Paid sickness absence, health and wellbeing support and other family friendly policies.

Salary advances on public transport season tickets.

Access to corporate discounts in shops, cinemas and other leisure venues. 

On-site gym access.

Proposed start date: January 2020

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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