VAT and Section 106 Officer

£30,153 - £32,486 p.a. pro-rata
27 Mar 2018
27 Apr 2018
Job Role
Accountant, Tax

VAT and Section 106 Officer

Part-time (permanent) 22.5 hours per week

Job reference: CSVO0318

£30,153 - £32,486 p.a. pro-rata

It is an exciting and challenging time to work in local government finance. We are looking for an ambitious and adaptable qualified accountant to join our innovative, forward thinking financial management team. North Somerset Council prides itself on being an efficient and well run council. Alongside being a strong technical individual, we are looking for applicants with excellent presentation and communication skills and an aptitude to positively embrace, and influence, change.

VAT and Section 106 Officer:

To work with the Principal Capital Accountant and provide a range of financial support, analysis and advice to service managers and the Head of Corporate Accountancy in relation to the council’s S106 contributions and VAT responsibilities.

We are looking for a motivated individual who has had previous experience of accounting for Section 106 contributions and/or VAT, and who can demonstrate that they can combine their technical knowledge in these areas with building effective relationships with budget managers from across the council. Other key skills that will be necessary for success are the ability to adapt to changing environments and to continually seek more efficient ways of working. Therefore you should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and ‘business partnering’ skills as well as your technical know-how.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you would like an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Melanie Watts on 01934 634 618

Want to know more and apply?

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Closing date for all posts: Tuesday 17 April 2018

Anticipated interview date: Friday 27 April 2018