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Accountant

Employer
Mayor Of London
Location
London
Salary
£44,388 per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2021

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Are you interested in working at the heart of London government within a dynamic Finance team? 

Working alongside Senior Accountants, you will play a pivotal role in the preparation of the Authority’s annual budget, undertake the role of Accountant for the Communities and Skills directorate assisting with the monitoring of income and expenditure, providing high level financial advice and  undertaking financial due diligence for GLA programmes; in particular for the Adult Education Budget.  Promoting strong financial management and working with Directorates to ensure robust financial and performance reporting will be core to your role at the GLA.  

The post is ideal for someone looking to develop their accountancy career in a fast moving environment. A CCAB qualified, part qualified or qualified by experience Accountant,  you will have an understanding of local government finance and strong accounting and Excel skills. You should also be a confident communicator who is able to foster great working relationships with those you work with and relish working to challenging deadlines. A flexible approach and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision. 

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This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL).  

The Mayor has announced that City Hall will be relocating from More London (London Bridge) to the Crystal Building in the Royal Docks. These roles will be based at The Crystal Building (from January 2022). Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found here.  

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.   In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme. 

If you have a question about the role, please contact Paul.Middlemas@london.gov.uk or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA4732  

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.  

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