Accountancy Assistant

Appointment of Accountancy Assistant

Grade 2(ii) Salary Scale Points 15 to 17

£17,972 to £18,672 per annum

37 Hours per Week

Applications are invited for the above post within the Finance Section.

The Accountancy Assistant post has specific responsibility for the payment of invoices and maintenance of the Council’s purchase ledger and the collection, banking and reconciliation of Golf Complex income, but also provides cover and support in other areas including payroll, sales ledger and cashbook.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs, including English and Mathematics, together with at least six months experience within a finance setting, preferably with responsibility for accounts payable and income collection processes. Knowledge of the Pegasus Opera 3 financial management system would also be desirable

An accountancy related qualification such as AAT would be helpful, although this post would also be ideal for a candidate wishing to undertake this qualification via day release training.

A full driving licence is required.

For further details or an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Finance Manager Dan Austin on 01325 300700 or by email at

Closing Date for Applications is 5pm on Tuesday 8th May 2018
Letters will be sent to shortlisted applicants on Wednesday 9th May 2018
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th May 2018

The application pack, job description and person specification can be downloaded from the following links:-




Application packs can also be posted out.

Please telephone the Council Offices on 01325 300700, or e-mail if you require an application pack sending out.