Senior Accountant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£38,052 - £42,806 per annum plus up to £2,800 supplement
31 Jan 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join the team and enhance technical standards in an innovative Council working in one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

You will be responsible for managing projects within the team to ensure effective delivery of customer focused services on time and within agreed budget so extensive experience of working in finance and accounting in a complex organisation is essential.

As a fully qualified CCAB Accountant (or equivalent) you will have extensive knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and accounting practice which will enable you to manage and motivate your team in compiling accurate, timely and fit for purpose financial information; which will be presented to Members and Officers of the Council as well as other external bodies.

Maybe you have reached your personal and professional goals in your current role or are looking to take the next step?  Perhaps you are considering relocating  to Cambridge and think you can contribute to the overall success of the City Council?

The successful post holder will play a pivotal role in preparing annual statement(s) of accounts for the Council and other associated legal entities as well as ensuring that auditors are fully supported throughout.  In addition to this you will identify, analyse and report on the financial implications of Council initiatives including new projects, new accounting and statutory requirements as well as providing recommendations on system developments.

This role will present a wide range of challenges and opportunities and will be busy and varied so if you’ve got what we are looking for then we want to hear from you. 

Our family friendly policies support our staff by enabling a positive work/ life balance where possible.  In addition to this, the Council offers many excellent employee benefits which include: pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, travel benefits, health & well-being initiatives, employee support scheme and learning and development opportunities. 

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Ken Trotter on 01223 458138 or via email at:     

For an application pack, contact the Recruitment Team via 01223 458198, email or apply online at 

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