Job Vacancy – Finance Assistant

This is an opportunity to play a key role in supporting the positive progress Truro City Council has been making in recent years.

Truro City Council is committed in making Truro a great place to live work and visit and is seeking a motivated part-time, permanent Finance Assistant to work in the head office in Truro City Centre.

The position is a fast-paced exciting role primarily to provide support to the Finance Department within Truro City Council.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Communication – Ability to communicate in a clear and confident manner, tailoring the approach to fit the needs of the audience.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Creating and maintaining positive relationships across multiple departments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with attention to detail.
  • Confident in using IT – Including Financial Software, Excel, Word, and Outlook (365).
  • Strong Organisational Skills – Ability to work to deadlines which could be several at one time.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Enthusiasm and positive approach – Enjoy working in a team.
  • Financial experience.
  • Ability to role model the Council’s agreed behaviours of Civility and Respect.

Terms and conditions of employment

Truro City Council staff are employed under Local Government Services (Green Book) terms and conditions with some terms and conditions agreed locally

The key provisions are:

  • Permanent Part-time 22.5 – 30 hours per week, negotiable and flexible (potential for hours to increase over the next few years).
  • Location: Truro City Council Office
  • Salary: £23,893 – £27,803 per annum, dependent on experience (pro rata).
  • We offer between 23 and 29 days holiday a year; plus, bank holidays, two additional statutory days, St Piran’s day, should this fall on a working day and a Local Government Pension scheme
  • Incremental progression subject to satisfactory performance

The deadline for applications is 12 Noon Tuesday 16th July 2024.

The Application Pack for this vacancy can be found below or alternatively please email

To apply, please email with your current CV and completed application prior to the deadline stated above.

Application Pack – Word

Application Pack – PDF


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