Job details
Job Title: Accountant
Salary: £33,942 – £40,286 p.a.
Location: Cambourne
Contract Type: Full time Fixed term
Closing Date: 23 October 2019



Salary Grade 6 SCP 30-35 - £33,942 – £40,286 p.a.

Full time one-year fixed term contract working 37 hours per week.

We are seeking an accountant with an interest in developing and implementing new financial models and processes to join The Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service (GCSPS). GCSPS is the shared planning service for Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council.

This role is a great opportunity to take a lead in the development of our budgeting and financial reporting processes, suite of management information and cost recovery modelling as we move to the next stage of developing the shared service.

The successful applicant will have a proven ability to develop and implement financial processes and reporting. Sound analysis and attention to detail will be vital for the development of accurate reports that allow management and Councillors to make strategic decisions about the delivery of our services. Good communication, influencing and relationship building skills are essential for this role, which will involve working with colleagues across the planning service and corporate finance teams to improve financial management, reporting and planning in the shared service.

In addition to a positive and supportive working environment with opportunities for development, we offer flexible working, generous holiday entitlement and membership of the Local Authority pension scheme.

If you are interested in joining us and want to find out more about the role, please contact Steven Winsor on 07704 072561.

Closing date: 23 October 2019

Interviews to take place w/c 28 October 2019