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Case manager finance

Job Ref No: TRCMF2
Location: Taunton
Permanent
Salary Grade: F £26,999 to £28,785 per annum
Flexible Working Arrangements
Full Time, 37 hours per week

Closing date for application forms: Monday 24 June 2019 at 5pm
Interview: 9 to 11 July 2019

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you bring enthusiasm, energy, and an eye for detail?

Are you ready to join a hard working team that ensures the entire finances of the Council are safe and public funds are well looked after? If that’s you, then you could make a fantastic member of our Finance team in the brand new Somerset West and Taunton Council.

It’s an important role, helping us with reconciliations, reporting, systems work, as well as supporting our managers in controlling their budgets. We have lots to do, and are looking for new team members to help us continue to improve and update how we do things.

In return for your flexibility and commitment, we offer amazing working arrangements to help you be your very best, and will support your development in our Council.

To be part of our great team you will need to be keen to learn and progress, bring lots of ideas and enthusiasm, be a people person and excellent communicator, as well as a good team player.

You will need to have experience of working in a financial environment. If you are new to Council work – that’s fine - we can help you translate your finance skills and will give you training to do the role.

Key duties

  • bank reconciliations and other key control account work
  • helping us manage our cash and investments
  • supporting a group of managers with their finances and getting data ready for key reporting deadlines (year-end reporting, budget forecasting etc)
  • helping us develop our finance system and ways of working
  • we’d like you to have experience of working in a financial environment, of working at pace with accuracy, and to be comfortable using technology. Being able to communicate effectively, working well under pressure, and strong team skills are also essential

We’d like you to have experience of working in a financial environment, of working at pace with accuracy, and to be comfortable using technology. Being able to communicate effectively, working well under pressure, and strong team skills are also essential.

Job description explanation

We have recently brought in 'generic' job descriptions for roles in our Council. This means that the job description we share for your role also applies to other roles at that pay level in different areas of the Council and consequently describes 'how' you will apply you skills and knowledge as well as describing 'what' you will do. Applicants may wish to consider this in their approach to completing their application. 

This particular role is in our Finance Team.

How to apply

To apply for this role, download and complete the application form and recruitment monitoring forms in line with the job description.

Completed application forms and recruitment monitoring forms should be emailed to recruitment@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk quoting the job reference number of the role you are applying for.

Please note we do not accept CVs.