General Info

Council: Sherborne Town Council

County: Dorset

Salary: SCP: 27-30 (£31,346 - £33,782)

Closing date: 27/08/2021 12:00

Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 27/08/2021 12:00

Sherborne Town Council wishes to appoint a Responsible Finance Officer owing to the pending retirement of the current post holder. It is hoped that a short transitional handover period can be agreed with the successful applicant.

The main objective of the role is to ensure the effective financial control of the Town Council’s finances. The successful applicant will preferably hold an accounting qualification and be fully conversant with Microsoft Packages to include Excel, along with the proficient use of Sage 50 Cloud Accounts and Payroll system. Experience of Management Accounts and Year End Accounts is essential and a knowledge of local government accounting would be an advantage. This is a full time (37 hours a week) pensionable position and the council operates a ‘flexible working policy’.

The closing date for applications will be 12.00 noon on Friday, 27th August 2021 with interviews planned for early September 2021.

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website: www.sherborne-tc.gov.uk/council/vacancies or telephone 01935 812807.

Supporting documents can also be downloaded below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Supporting Information

Application Form