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By | June 24, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Finance Adviser HCC583552

Salary : £27,009 – £30,101 a year

Company : Hampshire County Council

Location : Remote GB

Job Details:
Salary Range: £27009 – £30101 per annum plus employer pension contributions

Work Location: Elizabeth II Court Winchester – hybrid working with some office attendance required

Hours per week: 37 (part-time and flexible working opportunities available)

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 10 July 2022
About us:
We’re one of the
local authorities in the country with a revenue budget of £2.4bn a four-year capital programme of £830m and a Pension Fund of £9.6bn.

We deliver our finance function in-house offering you great opportunities to develop and progress in your
career. In fact we’re recruiting now because of the successes our existing team members have had in growing their careers with us!

We’re recruiting to a number of roles supporting:
  • Departments with management accounting requirements
  • Technical accounting and the accounts and audit process
  • Financial systems used across the shared services partnership
What you’ll be doing:
  • You’ll be developing your own skills and career while having a positive impact on society and the people of Hampshire by working in the public sector
  • You’ll be delivering quality financial advice and guidance to departments partners (including Hampshire Constabulary and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service) and other organisations
  • You’ll be assisting with budget monitoring budget preparation and year end accounts in accordance with financial regulations and with support from your senior colleagues
  • You’ll be supporting the transformation programmes working on a wide range of projects helping to deliver savings targets across departments throughout the County Council
  • You’ll be providing advice and guidance to customers and colleagues using strong communication skills alongside your financial expertise
What you’ll need to succeed:
A qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (or accepted relevant equivalent qualification) with relevant post-qualification experience or a fully qualified accountant
You’ll have the ability to:
  • Support the delivery of key accounting functions (including budget preparation and year-end accounts)
  • Prioritise a demanding workload
  • Analyse financial information and data quickly and accurately
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Drive continuous improvement

Strong IT skills an understanding of the public sector and experience with financial systems would be an advantage.

Please see the person specification for full details of what we’ll expect from you in these roles.
What can we offer you?
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment – We have a strong focus on employee wellbeing and development providing support and training to help you grow personally and professionally
  • Pension – You’ll have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme which will build up your personal pension pot at a rate of 1/49 of your annual salary each year with contributions based on a percentage of salary. This is a significant benefit on top of your salary which is hard to beat
  • Remote working – Most aspects of this role can be carried out remotely complemented by regular office-based working to support business needs (currently a minimum of one day per week at our Winchester office). You’ll be provided with a laptop and equipment to support hybrid working. Although you’ll have the option to work remotely we’ll fully support you in getting to know our organisation your role and your team
  • Flexible working – We have opportunities for part-time and flexible working arrangements. We’ll consider reduced or compressed hours
  • Annual leave – You’ll receive 25 days per annum (pro rata) rising to 28 days (pro rata) after 5 years’ service

Please make sure you complete the application form fully and include examples of your experience when answering the questions. There is no requirement to include a CV with your application as it will be used for context only.
Additional Information:
Finance Adviser Job Description and Person Specification
Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:
Vicky Venables Deputy Finance Manager on
0370 779 2648 or via

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children young people and adults. We expect all employees workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination 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 jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age disability gender reassignment race religion or belief sex sexual orientation marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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