The Parish Council are looking for a new Parish Clerk and Responsibly Financial Officer. It’s a flexible part time role, working from home and with some evening meetings. The full job description is below. In the first instance, if you would like to find out more or register your interest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Easebourne Parish Council Clerk and RFO
Closing Date: 17 June 2023 Hours: 52-65 hours per month
Rate of Pay: £18.41 to £20.53 depending upon experience and qualifications, plus membership of Local Government Pension Scheme.
Easebourne Parish Council are seeking to appoint an individual as part time Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to join their team of Councillors.
The Clerk is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Parish Council’s administration, the delivery of services and projects and ensuring that the Parish Council meets its statutory requirements and obligations. As Responsible Financial Officer, the successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of the Parish Council’s financial affairs.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to work independently from home for between 52 to 65 hours per month, typically including at least two evening Council meetings per month and other meetings when necessary.
The successful person will have the drive, determination, organisational skills and attention to detail to manage a varied and interesting workload. Excellent administration, book keeping, IT and communication skills would be an advantage. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to work from home yet become involved with the life of a small semi rural community.
In addition to managing the day-to-day work of the Parish Council, the post holder will work closely with Councillors on key projects and events within the Parish. As Responsible Financial Officer you will work together with the Council’s Head of Finance and Chairman to set annual budgets.
Experience in a similar role would be preferred, as would an appropriate qualification, however the Parish Council will support an applicant, following appointment, to study for the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) qualification. The ideal applicant would have financial and administrative experience, including knowledge of Rialtas Accounting Software, an understanding of local government and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for working with residents of a rural community.