Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 7 to 9, £21,589 to £29,828 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent Flexible

We are looking to recruit a key member of the Technical Finance Team. The role will work closely with the Pension Fund & Treasury Management Accountant to provide the council’s Treasury Management and Pension Fund accounting services. This is a developmental role and it is envisaged that the successful candidate will progress through the grades.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a significant role in maintaining the Council’s operational cashflow and in assuring the continued high standards of accounting and reporting for the Isle of Wight Council Pension Fund.

The successful candidate will have been educated to A Level standard and will have commenced study for AAT Level 3, as a minimum.

You will be a team player, who can quickly build good relationships within the team, with other officers, and external partners, and will thrive on working collaboratively to achieve outcomes for the Council. A flexible approach and ability to adapt to changing priorities is essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines. In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including 31 days annual leave, flexible working and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Closing time/date: 5:00pm, on the 31 May 2019

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interviews will take place on 12 June 2019

Vacancy Reference: 50047070

Closing Date: 31/05/2019

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