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Ref no:
SIC07368
Published:
17/06/2024
Closes:
30/06/2024
Location:
8 North Ness Lerwick, ZE1 0LZ
Salary:
£28,052.95 - £33,555.33 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

Advertisement Details

The Assistant Accountant post is responsible for the provision of accounting services.  The post holder reports to the Senior Assistant Accountants and the Accountant.  The post holder will have to prioritise own workload, plan and schedule tasks in line with the annual financial cycle.

The Assistant Accountant will assist the Accountant and Senior Assistant Accountants to ensure implementation of Council policy and regulations.

This vacancy is being advertised as a Career Graded post, which is a career development opportunity. This means that the Council is committed to supporting the successful candidate to obtain the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to become fully competent in the role. Please see the Career Grade documentattached to this advert that outlines the entry level requirements for the job and the expected career progression route. The successful candidate will be supported to become fully competent in the role and progress through the career grade. Where there is a requirement to achieve a qualification, this will be fully funded by the Council.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is F/G/H
  • This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,742 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year
  • Preferred candidates will be required to undertake a Standard Disclosure check prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at 8 North Ness, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Elaine Pattison - Accountant - Contact on: 01595744695 or Email: elaine.pattison@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here

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