Council: Beaconsfield Town Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: Based on the NJC scale point 20 to 24 - £25,991 to £28,672 depending on relevant experience

Closing date: 14/02/2021

Assistant Clerk and Finance Officer

Applications must be returned by 14/02/2021

Beaconsfield Town Council have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, full time Assistant Clerk and Finance Officer who is able to work on their own initiative. The salary will be based on the NJC scale point 20 to 24 – £25,991 to £28,672 depending on relevant experience.

Beaconsfield is a busy market town with a population over 12500 and the town council have a variety of assets to manage and services to deliver. We have 16 councillors who work on five committees, so we have a busy calendar of meetings which usually take place in the evening and you will be expected to manage one or two meetings per month.

This is a wide and varied role and requires excellent communication skills and a flexible attitude; strong financial/book-keeping knowledge and experience (Sage or similar) as well as excellent organisational and administrative skills. The role involves dealing with members of the public, councillors and officers from other councils. No two days are the same.

Ideally you will have experience of working in local government or the third sector and have an interest in making a positive contribution in a public sector environment. Knowledge relating to local authority Planning would be advantageous.

Please see the Job Description, Person Specification and Application form available on our website here.

Or download individual copies below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Application form

To apply for this post, please send an email to [email protected] with your completed application form and covering letter.

Deadline for applications is 14th February 2021.