Service Accountant (D&HS) - Permanent

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Ref no: REN02819
Closes: Monday, 26th February 2018
Published: Monday, 12th February 2018
Location: Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley
Salary: £39,748 - £43,526 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Renfrewshire Council
Category: Financial
Sub-category: Accountant


Based at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley. You will provide financial advice and support to budget holders and the Senior Management Team within Development & Housing Services. Development & Housing Services is leading in the delivery of Renfrewshire Council’s cultural and heritage led regeneration within Paisley Town Centre. You will lead the development of systems and processes to monitor and report the financial position of the regeneration investment programme and support the Finance Business Partner in the business planning process to inform investment option decisions. You will be also be involved in the preparation and submission of grant claims to external grant funding bodies; monitoring the financial progress of projects and preparing financial reports.
You will be a CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualified accountant with experience of working in a service role, preferably in a public sector accounting environment. You should possess well developed communication and report writing skills; have significant experience in using and developing financial systems, reports and processes and be able to produce financial analyses to a high standard.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit
Closing Date: Monday 26 February 2018. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 5 March 2018.