About our finance opportunities and how to apply

We have a variety of roles within the finance team ranging from senior accountant, accountant, senior accounting technician and accounting technician.

Roles are available on both a permanent / temporary basis and on a full-time / part-time basis – it would be helpful if you are able to indicate your preferences with your CV.

Whilst the post-holders will be based in Northallerton, we are supported with modern technology and accessibility to encourage modern ways of working from alternative bases as required.

We can offer you:

  • a competitive salary with a contributory pension scheme
  • access to a wide range of training and development events as well as extensive on-the-job training and development opportunities
  • annual leave starting at 23 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • flexible working policy and culture
  • salary sacrifice schemes including, green car scheme, qualification support and our home technology scheme.
  • access to  Everybody Benefits (pdf / 1 MB)providing online access to a range of discounts and offers from high-street retailers.

Key dates

The closing date for the senior accountant and accountant posts is Tuesday 19th September.

Closing date for senior accounting technician and accounting technician is Tuesday 26th September.

Interview dates are as shown against each post below.

Roles available:

  • senior accountant
  • accountant
  • senior accounting technician
  • accounting technician

Applications are to be made by sending your CV to resourcingsolutions@northyorks.gov.uk

You should clearly indicate how your experience / skills meets the requirements and competencies of the post(s) applied for.

We are happy to accept a combined application to be considered for the senior accountant and accountant vacancies, if you feel that you meet the criteria for both posts. Likewise, we will also accept a combined application for the senior accounting technician and accounting technician vacancies. Please clearly indicate on your CV which posts you wish to be considered.

We welcome applications whether you are looking for full time / part-time working and if you would prefer permanent or temporary contract. Please state this on your CV.

Are you a qualified accountant looking for a new opportunity to lead, implement and embed change?

We are looking for qualified accountants with experience of leading a team to join our finance team. You will be responsible for providing financial information, advice and support to a range of customers including budget managers, senior management, members and partners. As a senior accountant, you will have the opportunity to work across a number of fields of accountancy including strategic planning, budget support, pensions, commercial and technical. You will act as the knowledge expert on the functional area assigned to you and you will co-ordinate projects on your team to meet the priorities and objectives within the finance service plan and your team’s plan.

Working with internal and external partners, you will support a wide variety of front-line services such as children and young people services, health and adult services, business and environmental services. We also provide services to schools and early years providers as well as external customers including the North Yorkshire pension fund and an increasing number of commercial companies.

If you have energy and drive to lead a team and embed change then we would be interested in hearing from you!

 Job description (pdf / 255 KB)

 Finance Roles (pdf / 119 KB)

 

Interview date: Monday 2 October 2017

For further information about the role please contact either Howard Emmett, Assistant Director, Strategic Resources on 01609 532118 email: howard.emmett@northyorks.gov.uk, or John Raine, Head of Finance on 01609 532185 email: john.raine@northyorks.gov.uk.

 

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Are you a qualified accountant or a part-qualified accountant committed to achieving your final qualification?

In this role you will support the senior accountant and your team colleagues in providing financial information, advice and support to a range of customers including budget managers, senior management, members and partners.

Carrying out projects on your functional team, you will supervise the work of senior accounting technicians and accounting technicians whilst contributing to the achievements of key priorities within the finance service plan and team plans.

As you develop and progress in your role as an accountant we can offer you the training and progression opportunities to take your career to the next level. We can give you opportunities from management training to assistance with obtaining an accountancy qualification and we actively encouraged your professional development.

 Job description (pdf / 253 KB)

 Finance Roles (pdf / 119 KB)

 

Interview date: 5 October 2017

For further information about the role please contact either John Raine, Head of Finance on 01609 532185 email: john.raine@northyorks.gov.uk or Nick Morgan, Head of Finance on 01609 532629 email: nick.morgan@northyorks.gov.uk.

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Are you looking for a new opportunity within finance to join an ambitious, high performing team?

We would be interested in hearing from you if you are a qualified accounting technician (AAT qualified) with a commitment to continuing professional development. We will support you to progress your professional accountancy career.

In your role you will lead on a functional specialism, for example, internal clients, commercial finance or technical and will work on projects under the direction of either the senior accountant/ accountant on your team. You will also supervise the work of accounting technicians on your team. You will be involved in a wide variety of work including supporting budget managers with their financial queries, undertaking financial modelling and contributing to the preparation of statistical returns and closedown of accounts.

 Job description (pdf / 251 KB)

 Finance Roles (pdf / 119 KB)

Interview date: 9 October 2017

For further information about the role please contact Nick Morgan, Head of Finance on 01609 532629 email nick.morgan@northyorks.gov.uk.

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Are you an AAT qualified finance professional looking for a new opportunity to develop your professional accountancy career?

As an AAT qualified accounting technician you will work with colleagues on your fuctional team to provide financial information, advice and support. You will assist budget managers with their queries and provide support to your team colleagues on projects which require financial input. Involved in a wide variety of work including supporting budget managers with their financial queries, you will undertake financial modelling and contributing to the preparation of statistical returns and closedown of accounts.

 Job description  (pdf / 248 KB)

 Finance Roles (pdf / 119 KB)

Interview date: 12 October 2017

For further information about the role please contact Nick Morgan, Head of Finance on 01609 532629 email: nick.morgan@northyorks.gov.uk.

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