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Accountant/Senior Audit and Risk Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/07/2019 23:59
Grade. J/K £33,799 - £39,782
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
14 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Corporate Finance Service operates at the very core of the Council's operations. The Service is focused on the optimisation and safeguarding of financial and other resources, delivered through the provision of high performing systems, controls, professional knowledge and advice in a dynamic and challenging environment.

Corporate Finance consists of the Council's Accountancy and Internal Audit functions and an opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Service. Whilst the position will be based in either Accountancy or Internal Audit, due to the flexible nature of the Service, consideration will be given to applicants meeting the essential criteria of either the Senior Audit and Risk Officer or Accountant position.

You will have responsibility for managing either a team of auditors or accounting technicians and will be required to provide professional advice and relevant, accurate and timely information to support the strategic planning process and operational management, assist in the development, operation and maintenance of information systems, to maximise potential use and improve the flow and quality of information and provide positive leadership, clear direction, training and support to team members to ensure high levels of performance.

You should have knowledge of Local Government financial environment, hold CCAB qualification or equivalent and have experience of Internal Audit and Risk Management.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alan Foster/ Jill Bradley either by e-mail at alanfoster@gateshead.gov.uk / jillbradley@gateshead.gov.uk or telephone 0191 433 2677/3685.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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