Finance Manager

Based at:            Fire Service Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead BS20 8JJ
Contract:            Temporary until 31 March 2018
Hours:                 37 hours per week
Salary:                 Hay 3 (£41,967 to £45,675pa)
Closing date:     Noon on Wednesday 27 September 2017

We are looking for a temporary Finance Manager to provide a comprehensive range of professional advice and accountancy services, and to manage the Financial Services Unit ensuring statutory and Service needs and standards are met.

To be considered as a candidate you will be CCAB qualified (or equivalent) with proven experience of working in an accountancy environment at a professional level in a large organisation. You will also have experience of budget preparation, financial reporting, and collaborating with clients and external organisations. You will be able to operate with probity, and have an understanding of the public sector and its pressures and constraints. Evidence of continual professional development would be desirable, as would knowledge and experience of Local Government financial procedures and operations.

To see the full duties of the role and candidate criteria required please see the job description on our website.

How to apply:

The job description is available to download on our website Once you have read the job description please complete the application form telling us how you meet the requirements of the role - tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time. Alternatively, you can email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Late applications and CVs will not be accepted. 

Please quote job reference number 3012 on any communications. Thank you.