Craven District Council

Craven District Council


We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with strong technical accounting skills to undertake the role of Accountant. Closing Date: 5th March 2018

Salary up to £35,444

Reporting directly to the Accountancy Services Manager, you will be part of a dedicated and highly capable team that provides a wide range of accounting and financial management services.

In addition to a competitive salary, the post offers an excellent opportunity for an innovative individual to undertake a broad and varied range of accountancy and other related work, make the most of their sound financial and management accounting skills and contribute to the development of the Service.

You will have significant accounting and financial management experience, preferably gained in local government, which should be complemented by sound technical knowledge, together with an AAT or CCAB qualification and membership.  In particular you will have experience of the preparation of budgets, budget monitoring and final accounts in a large organisation.

We are looking for someone who is committed to continual improvement, is able to use initiative and who will ensure that service objectives are achieved.

The role will be based in Skipton - the gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

For more information or an informal discussion on this post, please contact James Hordern on 01756 706316 or

Closing Date:  5th March 2018

Interview Date:  w/c 12th March 2018

Please visit the How to Apply page for an application form.