Senior Accountant

Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 6 July
Job reference
Job reference: FINC000165
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The job itself

Job Term:  Permanent

Appointment Type:  Full time

Days of work: Monday - Friday

Hours per week: 37

Place of Work: Walkergate House Beverley


We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Finance Systems, Control & VAT Team. The position will be responsible for completing the Council’s monthly VAT return and providing an internal help line for VAT queries from across the Council. The successful candidate will report to a Senior Accountant and will have experience of dealing with VAT, as well as payment and income systems. The ability to carry out accountancy work to a high standard with strong computer skills are essential. An ability to work accurately and to deadlines, a sound financial background and good communication skills are required. A good academic background and relevant experience in accountancy role is required. AAT/part CCAB or an equivalent accountancy qualification is preferred.


For an informal discussion please email Amanda Sleight (


Closing date: 6th July 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 20th July 2020.  Interviews may be held via Microsoft Teams following Government Guidelines


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 186.16 kb)





Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)


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