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      Financial Accountant

      Lucy Rider

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      Lucy Rider

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      West Yorkshire



      Job Status

      Permanent / Full Time

      You are someone who enjoys delivering robust and accurate financial accounts and financial controls and has experience gained within a local authority setting.

      What’s in it for you:
      As a package, many of the best perks of this role are those you can’t put a price on:

      • One of the most flexible employers that I have worked with both in terms of start and finish times as well as location – this organisation value in person collaboration, but are also committed to agile working from their Leeds offices.
      • Disability confident employer and committed to recruiting, supporting, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce.
      • A salary of c£55,000 – £63,000 depending on relevant experience 
      • Local Government Pension Scheme
      • Generous holiday allowance of 28 days plus statutory days that increases with length of service.

      What you’ll be doing:
      As a Financial Accountant, you will lead on the delivery of all financial and technical accounting work and take ownership for the production of the annual statutory accounts and always ensure that all processes and controls are adhered to.

      What you’ll need to offer:
      As an experienced finance professional, you’ll have honed your experience across technical financial accounting. This organisation are a flexible employer, but this is a specialist role so these are the two essential criteria for this role below:

      1. You will be a fully qualified accountant with any of the following qualifications or equivalent – CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA, or ACA (ICAEW, ICAS, ICAI).
      2. You’ll have a track record of financial accounting gained within a local authority / local government setting (at a push we could consider Police or fire service, or Central Government if you are also CIPFA qualified)

      If you are interested in this role, but are unsure if you don’t quite meet the criteria, please do feel free to contact me with any questions.