Vacancy Details

Technical Accounting Manager

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£51,074 - £57,097 per annum
Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Hybrid Working
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/02/2024 at 12:00
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Grade SH8

Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming innovative ideas from everyone. We support a work life balance with options for flexible and hybrid working.

About You

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic person, who is ready for a new challenge to help us take our team and processes to the next level. You will be a qualified accountant or QBE, who has comprehensive experience of financial processes. You should be familiar with the CIPFA Code of Practice for Accounting in local authorities, and the capital and prudential frameworks for local authorities.

About the Role

This is a key role in our Senior Finance Management Team, and you will work with the Strategic Finance Manager to lead our Technical Accounting team of two direct reports, on all financial and technical accounting projects and in particular take responsibility for the year-end financial accounts, the production of the annual published financial statements and all capital and treasury matters. In addition, you will work on several strategic projects to ensure that we have the best practices in place and work towards our centre of excellence goals.

Additional Information


We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

Closing date: 23rd February 2024

Interview Date: To be Confirmed

Contact details 

For an informal discussion, please contact Niki Hennah – Senior HR Advisor on 01276 707565,

Our Commitment

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707126 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist.  If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707126.

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Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed