The Valuation Tribunal Service (VTS) is a statutory, non-departmental public body (NDPB), sponsored by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, with responsibility for the administration of Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rating appeals. What we do and how we do it has an impact on the multi-million pound income the Government brings in from local property taxation to support other public services.
This job offers great exposure to a range of finance related work within a small but busy finance team in the VTS Head Office. You will report to our Financial Controller, supporting them on a day-to-day basis and you will work closely with other finance colleagues. You may also be responsible for directing and managing any less experienced colleagues within the team.
Your specific responsibilities will include:
- assisting the Financial Controller with preparation of annual and quarterly accounts;
- assisting with the preparation and analysis of management accounting information including budget management reporting;
- the production of monthly and year end audit files;
- payroll reconciliation and administrationA
Our ideal candidate will have previous experience of a range of finance responsibilities, preferably gained within the public sector. Knowledge of the work involved in central government financing and specifically within an NDPB would be a positive advantage. We believe that this position will suit candidates who are fully qualified with a recognised accountancy body and who also have knowledge of SAP accounting. You are likely to have excellent Excel skills - at an intermediate or advanced level - as working with spreadsheets is a prime requirement of the role.
As well as the salary identified above, we also offer a range of benefits which are detailed in our information/application pack). Initially this role is for a minimum period of 6 months with the potential for extension.
Interviews are likely to take place w/c 19 September 2022.
The VTS is keen that its workforce should represent the communities it serves and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds