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An exiting opportunity have arisen within the Bedford Borough Council Finance team for Management Accountants, one in the technical Team and one working with the Corporate Services directorate. Bedford Borough Council is one of the fastest growing unitary authorities and there are some inspiring projects in the pipeline, where a determined, detail-focused candidate could make a real difference.

Bedford’s Finance team is designed to be an effective partner to the service: driving decisions upfront to improve performance, including Bedford’s diverse capital programme, which includes road and rail upgrades. We are now looking for motivated and enthusiastic finance professionals to be part of this.

In all roles, you must be able to work at pace and have excellent communication skills as you will be talking to a wide range of financial and non-finance stakeholders. You will have a broad remit, access to wider developmental opportunities and the support of experienced finance... professionals throughout the team. You will be members of CIPFA or a CCAB body.

For the Management Accountant – Technical role you will be responsible for the management of the Council’s Fixed Asset Register, delivering technical financial advice across the Council, and supporting the Finance Business Partner in the delivery of the Statement of Accounts.

For the Management Accountant – Corporate Services, you will work closely with the Corporate Services Directorate to provide financial advice to all levels of the Directorate relating to Budget Setting, Monitoring and year end processes as well as providing regular monitoring reports for both revenue and capital and managing a team of Financial Analysts.

The Council is committed to offering you a good work-life balance, which includes its flexitime and agile working arrangements, including working from home. You would work a 37 hour working week. We can also offer 27 days of annual leave (increasing to 32 days after 5 years’ service) plus bank holidays.

For an informal discussion please contact Rhiain Bevan on 01234 276740 or [email protected] for the Management Accountant – Technical or Chris Parkins on 01234 276006 or [email protected] regarding the Management Accountant – Corporate.

Interview date: week commencing 10th June

How To Apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role. The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below. Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below. If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.

Please Note

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:
• a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)
• a local government pension (applies to Senior Officers only)

unless the appointment is business critical
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