Council: Killamarsh Parish Council

County: Derbyshire

Salary: NJC SCP Points 32 to 36 (£35,745 to £39,880) per annum (pro-rata) - Part time Post: 10 Hours Per week

Closing date: 07/06/2021 11:00

Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Applications must be returned by 07/06/2021 11:00

Overview: Killamarsh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Responsible Financial Officer. This is a permanent post for 10 hours per week. The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs. The parish council runs a Sports Centre which is currently closed and is due to be transferred to North East Derbyshire District Council from 01 April 2021 on a long term lease (subject to contract). The council will be moving into new offices in Killamarsh and this is where the council staff will be based. The parish council has 15 councillors all of whom work hard to make the village a welcoming place to live and visit.

Working Arrangement: Reporting to the Parish Clerk you will work for a total of 10 hours per week which may include some evening work.

Main purpose of the Job: To act as the Responsible Financial Officer for Killamarsh Parish Council taking overall financial responsibility for the parish council’s finances, ensuring that the accounts and financial records of the parish council are maintained in accordance with proper practices and are kept up to date including management reports, trial balances, year-end accounts, assets registers, transparency of data, salaries and pensions, and attendance at council and committee meetings as directed by the council.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education to GCSE level grades A – C or equivalent High level of literacy and numeracy, will hold a recognised accountancy qualification and is studying towards, or will hold, the CiLCA qualification. Have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of parish council Finances.

Application: To apply, please download and complete the job application form here, or from the website: and email to [email protected]

For an informal chat, please contact the Locum Parish clerk, Ms Safia Kauser on 07563 382827.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 7th June 2021
Interviews: Date to be confirmed
Start Date: To be confirmed

Killamarsh Parish Council
Killamarsh Sports Centre
Stanley Street
S21 1EL

Tel: 0114 247 2260
Email: [email protected]