Salford City Council is committed to developing a vibrant city; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the city. The aim of the finance team is to ensure that the council manages its resources effectively. We do that through being an innovator, business partner, steward and a provider of technical financial expertise.
We currently have four vacancies within the team to strengthen our capacity to deliver our key organisational priorities.
Working up to 36 hours per week with salary up to £45,958
Working up to 36 hours per week with salary up to £32,910. One of these roles is permanent, one on a fixed term contract to August 2022
Working up to 36 hours per week with salary up to £39,880
We are delighted that you have taken the time to find out more about these key finance roles and hope that you find this information helpful in understanding what makes Salford so special, what makes our organisation such a great place to work and what we mean by the Spirit of Salford.
If this sounds a like a place you would like to work, then we would love to hear from you and receive an application to find out more about you. Here is some further information about these roles and how to apply. We will look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.
Commercial finance manager
This role will lead a small team of accountants overseeing the financial management and monitoring of the Property, Housing and Regeneration services.
Accountant (one permanenet, one fixed term)
These roles will sit on our Place accountancy team, providing revenue and capital financial management support to a defined service area.
Senior accountant, capital
This role will sit on our corporate accountancy team. You will coordinate the development of our capital programme and capital strategy and advise on technical capital and asset accounting matters.
Here is some important information that should help guide you through the application process:
Please apply through the Greater.jobs website by submitting your CV and a supporting statement detailing how you meet the requirements outlined in the role profile. We need no more than three sides of A4 for this. In this statement you will need to demonstrate how you meet the key requirements of role as detailed in the ‘what we need from you’ section of the role profile. We will use this as part of the assessment process.
We will also need you to provide the details of two referees. These will only be contacted should you progress to the final selection process and only with your permission. Please clearly indicate whether we can approach each referee before the selection date.
The interviews for these roles will be held virtually or may be face to face if appropriate, following social distancing and meeting public health guidance at the time.
Our people are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to roles. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion, belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.
We are committed to making our recruitment practises barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact let us know.
Finally, we wish you every success in your application and are looking forward to hearing from you soon.
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