By Bosley Village, Sep 11 2017 10:22AM
Bosley Parish Council is seeking a community minded person with competent IT skills and who is a good communicator, both written and oral, for the part-time post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.
The post is 2 hours per week (worked flexibly from home) and the salary is based upon the National Association of Local Councils’ salary scale.
The Clerk is the official point of contact for the Council and is responsible for carrying out the Council’s instructions, dealing with all correspondence and as the Council’s “Responsible Financial Officer”, you will manage the council’s finances (basic accounts and PAYE responsibilities).
The routine business comprises (i) preparing agendas for the Council meetings, held in the evening approx. every 6-8 weeks (ii) attending the meetings and taking minutes (iii) keeping accounts and preparing annual accounts for the Council; (iv) liaising with other organisations as required by the Council.
Although not essential, it would be useful for candidates to have a good knowledge of local government legislation, but more importantly a desire to get involved in village life & help to improve facilities/services for the local community.
Applications should be made by way of a letter which highlights candidates’ key skills and attributes. Applications (or a request for an informal chat) should be sent by e-mail to the Chairman, Sam Alston at samjalston [at] gmail.com .