General Info

Council: Littlehampton Town Council

County: West Sussex

Salary: LC3 Spinal Column Point 37-41 £40,876 - £44,863

Closing date: 05/07/2021 09:00

Deputy Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 05/07/2021 09:00

Littlehampton Town Council is the parish authority for the Town of Littlehampton. The council provides a range of services and facilities including allotments, the Museum, Rosemead Park, the Grant Aid Scheme and Southfields Community Centre. There are exciting new developments ahead too, which include a further two community centres for the town council.

The council is seeking a highly motivated professional to join our friendly team working to improve the quality of life for the residents of Littlehampton and Wick. If you thrive in a busy work environment and enjoy variety in your work, then this could be the ideal job for you.

The post holder will support the Town Clerk in ensuring the smooth running of the Financial Administration and Corporate Governance of the council and oversee its central administration and facilities management.

With a Precept of over £1 million and budgets of over £1 million for new projects this is an exciting opportunity for someone experienced in finance. Preferably with a recognised accounting qualification, along with experience of accounting and administrative practice, budget preparation and management, you will be able to effectively manage the council’s finances, ensuring compliance in line with the Accounts and Audit Regulations. Experience of maintaining a small monthly payroll is also required.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with experience in a wide range of personnel processes are essential to take the lead on day-to-day human resources management and to directly manage the Administration Team and the Amenity Team.

Other duties include deputising for the clerk, preparing reports for committees and attending occasional evening meetings. The post holder will also lead on ICT, insurance, safety, and security.

A recruitment information pack and application form are available to download below:

Recruitment Information Pack

Application Form

And available from our website at www.littlehampton-tc.gov.uk, or contact us on the details below for a pack.

For further information about this opportunity contact Peter Herbert, Town Clerk:

Manor House
Church Street
West Sussex
BN17 5EW

Telephone: 01903 732063
Email: ltc@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk

Closing Date: Monday 5th July 2021 at 9.00am
First Interview Date: Thursday 8th July 2021
Potential Second Interview Date: Thursday 15th July 2021

Only completed application forms will be considered for this position and only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.

The town council is an equal opportunities employer.

Benefits include 27 days annual leave, bank holidays and 3 statutory days at Christmas as well as membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.