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PERRANZABULOE PARISH COUNCIL

FINANCE OFFICER

Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible over 3 days)
Contract: 12 months with expectation to become permanent
Salary scale: £18,795 pro rata = £9.36/hour
Location: Perranporth

Perranzabuloe Parish Council is seeking an experienced Finance Officer to support the Parish Clerk in the busy office in Perranporth. Tasks will include day-to-day management of the Council's financial systems, preparation of management reports, payroll, VAT, HMRC and Year End Annual Returns.

The Parish Council is expanding and working on several exciting community projects including taking over the management of the local library from Cornwall Council and construction of new Parish Council offices.

As a local government body, the Parish Council is responsible for managing public money safely and efficiently. There are also several income streams which contribute to the Council's finances.

Key skills include a strong understanding of financial procedures and relevant experience and responsibility working in a similar environment as well as a willingness to work flexibly.

The successful candidate will ideally have some experience of local government, and familiarity with relevant finance packages would be an advantage.

For further general information or for an application pack please visit the parish website www.perranzabuloe-pc.gov.uk

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 29th May 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd June 2019

BLISLAND PARISH COUNCIL

PARISH CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Hours: Part-time – 8 hours per week
Contract: Adoption cover 9-12 months
Salary: New SCP 15-22 pro rata

Blisland Parish Council seeks a part-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). Work will be from home with one monthly meeting on the second Thursday of the month (plus others as necessary).

Blisland is a village on the edge of Bodmin Moor with a population of 600+. The Council's precept for 2019/20 is £25,000 and its current projects are forming a Neighbourhood Development Plan and maintaining a public toilet and the Village Institute which is owned by the Parish Council. The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk and one cleaner.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons. The Parish Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the council. As this post is for adoption cover, applicants must be able to start with limited notice and will need to hit the ground running.

Closing date: 1st June 2019

Interviews: To be held late June/early July 2019.

To apply, please visit WWW.BLISLANDPARISHCOUNCIL.CO.UK where you will find the full job description, person specification and application form.

If you require any further information please contact clerk@blislandparishcouncil.co.uk

ST JUST IN PENWITH TOWN COUNCIL

LOCUM CLERK/RFO

Hours: 20+ hours per week
Location: Town Council Offices

The Council is urgently seeking a locum Clerk/RFO to cover for a period of staff sickness, based at the Town Council Offices, Chapel Street, St Just.

Applicants should have previous experience of undertaking the duties and responsibilities of a Clerk, including Agenda preparation, Minute-taking, updating budget spreadsheets and familiarity with the HMRC wages package.

Good keyboard and computer skills are essential. The role may suitable for some one able to provide 20+ hours per week.

Usual hours of work will be 9.00 am - 4.00 pm, Mondays to Friday, with a fortnightly Council meeting on a Monday from 7.15 to 9.15pm.

Salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the individual.

To have a chat about the role and what it involves, please contact the Chair of the Staffing Committee on 07710 270273 or e-mail geoff164@btinternet.com