Senior Accountant - South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £32,798 - £36,371 per annum

Location: Totnes/Tavistock/Agile Working

We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Accountant to provide support to South Hams and West Devon Councils. You will be experienced in providing a wide range of accountancy support, ideally within the Public Sector.

The post holder will be expected to provide technical finance advice, interrogating and understanding financial information. Other duties will include budget preparation, budget monitoring, completion of government returns and Council Tax setting. In addition a key part of the role will involve assisting with the annual closure of accounts. An interest in developing the use of the Councils’ Financial Management System would also be an advantage.

You should be AAT qualified or working towards the qualification and be able to demonstrate  experience in an accountancy role.

For an informal discussion please contact Pauline Henstock, Head of Finance on 01803 861377 or email

for further information and to apply please visit: Senior Accountant (

Interview Date: 6th & 7th October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationSouth Hams West Devon Council
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting

  • Salary Details

    £32,798 - £36,371 per annum

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required