Accounting Technician

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: FEB20210653

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Fixed Term


£29,577 - £32,233 Per Annum

Closing date

5 March 2021

Accounting Technician – secondment/fixed term opportunity for up to one year due to funding.

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

Are you a qualified Accounting Technician with the ability to form good relationships and provide a first class service?

Within this role you will provide high quality financial management, professional advice and accountancy services to customers and key stakeholders within Portsmouth City Council.

You will provide budget monitoring and forecasting information and contribute to the preparation of the final accounts and statutory financial statements plus other financial analysis as required.  You will assist in providing analysis and support for a wide range of tasks, including a range of financial and contractual issues, interpreting legislation and applying financial regulations and codes of practice.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will be qualified, be able to communicate effectively and have experience of preparing budgets and meeting deadlines.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

How to apply: Please see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you fully read and follow the guidance in the ‘How to Apply’ on the home page before you complete your application to ensure that you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. In addition there is information in the How to apply that you need to evidence in your application.  PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.

Please note – there is no closing date we will interview as we receive suitable applications.  Once we have interviewed a suitable candidate the vacancy will no longer be available.


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