Accountant - 18 Months FTC

1 day left

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£37,938 to £41,609
12 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
Full Time

LGSS is one of the largest public sector shared ventures of its kind in the UK; we are a shared service collaboration between three councils; Cambridgeshire County Council, Northamptonshire County Council and Milton Keynes Council. We are soon to be supporting Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) as it becomes a separate entity in the New Year. As such, we have a unique opportunity for an Accountant (Closedown) to join us in a new role for 18 months to support this service.

Based in our modern Northampton shared service office, you will play a pivotal role ensuring high quality sets of financial accounts are prepared in the wider context of the challenge posed by the earlier accounts closure deadlines. This is a unique opportunity with LGSS; you will be involved in the creation of the first ever Statement of Accounts for the NFRS.

The ideal candidate will have experience:

  • Preparing elements of the statement of accounts and disclosure notes.
  • Managing and coordinating the prepared by client lists for audit and audit query logs.
  • As key point of contact in the coordination of the external audit of the accounts, building effective working relationships with the external auditors.
  • Able to demonstrate good stakeholder engagement and collaborative working with teams; coordinating and communicating information is essential for this role.

You’ll be a part of our Integrated Finance Service, which will give you excellent exposure across multiple LGSS Partners and customers. You’ll also be a part of a wider financial community and an established network.

Please take the time to review this will include, the Finance Structure, full job spec and person spec.

For a confidential conversation please contact our recruitment partner, Haben Solomon at CIPFA Penna on 07920 501 905 or

Apply for Accountant - 18 Months FTC

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from PFjobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on PFjobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs