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  • Ref no: PKC06143
  • Published: 22/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: 2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
  • Salary: £31,984.00 - £39,305.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

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

Job Description

Joint Management Accountant (PKC06143)
£31,984 - £39,305 (or NHS 6 Band)
Perth

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibre management accountant to become part of Perth & Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership’s Finance Team based predominantly in Perth. This post offers the opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced, complex and rewarding environment. Perth & Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership has responsibility for In Patient Mental Health across Tayside and this is an opportunity for someone to come in and influence how the financial framework for the whole mental health pathway will look, linking in with colleagues across Dundee and Angus.

The successful candidate will provide financial support and management accounting advice to operational budget holders who have a range of budget portfolios across both organisations thus helping to support the work of the Perth & Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership. You will also be closely involved in providing financial support to managers as they develop service transformational redesign initiatives to meet the challenging financial circumstances being experienced by public sector organisations across Scotland.

You should have relevant management accounting experience: preferably have experience in either Local Authority or NHS Finance and be either fully qualified or making progress towards a professional accountancy qualification. Strong analytical skills, a proactive approach, the ability to manage change and to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders are essential qualities.

Salary placement will be dependent on progress towards full membership of a recognised professional accountancy body and/or experience to date.

If you require any more information please contact Fiona Low on 01738 476984.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

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