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Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils
County Hall
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1UA

balc@bucksalc.gov.uk
01296 383154

Jobs

 Denham Parish Council

 Denham Parish Council have a vacancy for the role of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer
 
The Council is looking to appoint a qualified, self-motivated and innovative individual who will be able to bring experience to the position of Clerk.  This is a full-time role (37 hours per week) based at the Parish Council Office, Denham.  Denham Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.
 
The Clerk’s responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records. Some evening and out of hours work is required.
 
The successful candidate will preferably be:
  • CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this.
  • The applicant must have good financial and bookkeeping skills, be computer literate and competent in using Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of local government would be an asset.
  • Good organisational skills are essential as is a large degree of tact, diplomacy and flexibility in dealing with members of the public and other bodies.
  • Local knowledge of Denham would be an advantage.
The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council shall:
 
     •  Attend all meetings of the Denham Parish Council and prepare agendas and minutes.
     • Dispatch promptly all notices, letters and other documents as the business of the Council shall require.
     • Keep in secure but accessible custody all relevant Council papers.
     • Have day-to-day control of Parish staff and contractors.
     • Any other duties as directed by the Chairman of the Council.
 
To be considered you need to apply in writing with a full and current CV. to : Cllr. Marilyn Heath - Chairman
                                                                                                              Denham Parish Council
                                                                                                              Village Hall, Village Road, Denham, Bucks, UB9 5BN

or email clerk@denhampc.co.uk

 

  Ludgershall Parish Council

Ludgershall Parish Council has a vacancy for CLERK TO THE PARISH COUNCIL (and Responsible Finance Officer)

This is an interesting and varied role with a Salary of £11.054/hour (SCP23) for 25-30 hours per month which involves working from home and attending monthly meetings (evenings). CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards achieving qualification preferred. Training will be offered.

If you have:

Administrative skills
Ability to liaise with district and county council officers, contractors and residents
Experience of project management
Internet access (laptop & printer supplied)
Ability to maintain a simple website
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of budgeting, financial reporting and book-keeping

This role would suit an existing Parish Clerk who might manage more than one council. The Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.
Apply in writing with a copy of your C.V. to:
 

Apply in writing with a copy of your C.V. to the Chairman:

 Cllr Tom Chettle http://ludgershallpc@outlook.com

https://ludgershallparishcouncil.org.uk/

 

Chartridge Parish Council

Vacancy for a Clerk /RFO

The Parish Clerk for Chartridge Parish Council will be leaving in April/May 2017.  The job takes about 10 hours per week, working from home and is a salaried position.  Remuneration is in accordance with agreed local government scales and there is an allowance to cover the costs of working from home.

The Council meets about every six weeks on Wednesday evenings.

The Clerk is responsible for agendas, minutes, finance, and general administration and would be expected to study for a basic qualification in local government administration. Therefore existing qualification(s) in local government procedures would be an advantage but not essential. Good IT skills with working knowledge of website maintenance also an advantage.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Anyone interested in the position should contact the current clerk, Elizabeth van Hullen via - elizabeth@vanhullen.org

Telephone: 01494 758800 during office hours (Mondays -Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

 

Stowe Parish Council

Stowe Parish Council has a vacancy for Clerk to the Parish Council / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of around 20 hours a month. It involves a monthly evening meeting and a few daytime meetings but the rest of the work will be done from home.

Your responsibilities will include acting as the council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the council’s decisions.

You must have good financial and organisational skills. You will be competent in Microsoft Office and used to working online. Working knowledge of local government would be an asset. Qualifications in local government procedures would be an advantage but are not essential.

Communication skills are central to this role, as are diplomacy and flexibility.

Access to transport and internet connection is required.

Remuneration is in accordance with agreed local government scales.

To apply, send an email to tell us why this role interests you and attach a brief cv.

If you’d like more information email us to arrange a chat.  Email: rsaunders123@btconnect.com (Roy Saunders, Interim Clerk) or c.considine@btinternet.com (Christine Considine, Chair)

Closing date for applications: Friday 12 May 2017

Aylesbury Town Council

Has a vacancy for a full-time FINANCE OFFICER (Grade 5: £23,034 to £26,181)

Can you deal effectively with challenging issues and work to strict deadlines?
Are you able to use you initiative but also work as part of a team?
Do you have a high attention to detail and the ability to work flexibly and effectively?

Aylesbury Town Council is seeking an individual with experience working in finance, wanting to develop their career further. Having an AAT qualification or equivalent would be advantageous as well as having significant experience using IT packages, in particular Excel.

The role will involve contact with suppliers and customers, therefore an excellent customer service focus is required. Similarly there is a need to undertake core monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation and budgeting tasks.

The successful candidate will need to have strong communication skills as well as be able to produce accurate information in an appropriate format.

For a job pack please contact Sue Carpenter, Town Clerk’s PA, on 01296 425678.

Closing date: 2 June 2017