Job Vacancy - Assistant Parish Clerk - Finance - 5 hrs per week

Job Vacancy - Assistant Parish Clerk - Finance - 5 hours per week

Starting Salary LC1 £22,627-£24,491

Pro-rata – 5 hours per week plus contributory pension scheme

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to support the Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer. You must be able to manage your own workload, have experience of working in a financial role and be competent and experienced in using Sage 50 software.

The successful applicant will have good communication and financial skills as well as a good IT skill set, as they will be interacting with the public, Councillors, and other organisations in both verbal and written formats. The Assistant Clerk - Finance needs to be organised, flexible and able to show initiative.

The main duties include providing financial administrative support to the Parish Council, Community Centre and Winthrop Gardens, This will involve payment of accounts, raising invoices, chasing debtors, provision of reports and recording financial transactions on both Sage software and Excel spreadsheets.

Ideally you should possess sound financial skills, good communication skills and some project management knowledge.

Training will be provided to the post-holder, with opportunities for continuing their professional development.

There is the possibility to combine both Assistant Clerks' positions, Finance and Admin creating a 20 hour position if a candidate has the required skills base. Please state this clearly on your covering letter, if this is your preference

The Job Description and application form are available on the website applications are invited by completing the application form with a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying for the position and what you could offer the Council. These should be sent to the Parish Clerk, Ms Carol Lavell at

Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss the post or seek additional information by emailing the Clerk and requesting a call back.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on 2nd December 2020

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 13:20 by Parish Admin

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