RYBURGH PARISH COUNCIL
Ryburgh Parish Council (which includes the villages of Great Ryburgh and Little Ryburgh) is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.
The position which is home based involves working 8 hours per week, flexibly, including attendance at Parish Council meetings. Parish Council meetings are held 8 times a year with the occasional extraordinary meetings as required.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Organising and attending council meetings, preparing agendas, and writing minutes
Implementing and maintaining the Parish Council website
Maintaining/updating files and documents
Implementing the Council’s decision
Attending to all correspondence including letters and emails
Distributing relevant information to Councillors
Act as the responsible Financial Officer, manage and report on the Parish Council’s finances, including HMRC PAYE, annual budget preparation, payment of invoices, reclaiming VAT and prepare the accounts for annual audit
Preparing end of year accounts liaising with both internal and external auditors
Apply, monitor and report on any grants/funding which is applied for
Acting as the Data Protection Officer for the Parish Council
Monitoring planning applications and circulating to the Council
Liaising with District and County Councillors
Advising the Council
The successful candidate should be suitably qualified (ideally with or be willing to obtain CiLCA – the Certificate in Local Council Administration) have good IT and organisational skills. The salary will be paid in line with NALC guidelines and according to experience.
Please send your CV stating work experience and the qualities and skills you would bring to the job with a short covering letter to Cllr N Dandy – Vice-Chairman, email: firstname.lastname@example.org