Systems and Reconciliation Manager

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£39,660 - £41,551 pro rata for hours worked
14 Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

Job Title:                  Systems and Reconciliations Manager                                 

Salary:  Grade 9 £39,660 - £41,551 pro rata for hours worked (Pay Award Pending) market forces supplement available for an exceptional candidate


Working Hours:       37 hours per week

Location:                  Stevenage               

Contract:                  Permanent

The Heart of a Town Lies in its People” and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

We are looking to appoint a Systems and Reconciliations Manager to develop and maintain our financial system (Integra) ensuring the accuracy and robustness of the data held on our ledgers. If you have flair for finance with proven experience in maintaining systems, this is an exciting opportunity to use your skills to influence and innovate the use of finance systems within the Council.

You will be joining an accountancy team with a strong commitment to delivering excellent customer service and you will be tasked with delivering high quality management information through the use of systems, optimising the functionality within our systems, as well as working with service managers and users outside the finance team.

The successful candidate will manage the reconciliation team and play an important role in supporting the group accountants in budget setting, the closure of accounts and internal/external audit. You will also be involved with internal and external audits and support the year end close down process.

To be successful in this role ideally you will be CCAB qualified (part qualified accountants will be considered), with proven experience of maintaining financial ledgers. You will have advanced computer skills and experience of managing staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and exposure across a wide range of council services and really be part of the council’s future financial plans.

This post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Application Details

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Anita Thomas, Accountancy Services Manager on ext (01438 242430).

Applications must be returned by 5pm on 27th February 2017.

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All. For further information please click here.

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