1x Accountant / 1x Senior Accounting Technician

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
Northallerton Headquarters, with the opportunity for Hybrid working
£40,221 - £42,403 per annum - Grade 8.3-9.2 £33,945 - £35,745
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Police / Fire & rescue
Contract Type
Full Time

1x Accountant - Salary £40,221 - £42,403 p.a.

We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our Finance team which provides Financial Services to, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services. We are also looking for Agency/Interim staff to start as soon as possible for a minimum period of 6 months.

As an Accountant you will deal with all aspects of budgets and budget management, both revenue and capital. This will include providing specialist advice and support to both Finance colleagues and Budget holders. Reporting to the Senior Accountant you will provide insight and analysis to support financial plans, identify future budget risks and opportunities, and contribute to the timely delivery of the statutory statements of accounts. 

You will have strong decision-making skills, able to work independently, able to prioritise your own work and be ready to meet tight deadlines. Applicants must be qualified to full CCAB level or be actively studying towards this.

​1x Senior Accounting Technician - Salary £33,945 - £35,745 p.a.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accounting Technician to join our Finance team which provides Financial Services to North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services.

Reporting to an Accountant, you will provide support in delivering on all aspects of budget and budget management of the Fire & Rescue Service. This will include the monitoring and analysis of payroll costs to inform budget forecasts and financial decision making. The role will also involve providing advice and support to Finance colleagues and budget holders.
You will be a pro-active team worker and have excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

Applicants must be qualified to AAT Level 4 or hold an equivalent professional qualification. Ideally, you will be looking to continue studying to CCAB level.

Previous experience of working within Management Accounts and providing analytical information is essential for both roles. The organisation prepares its statutory accounts in line with the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting. Candidates with a Local Government Finance background are encouraged to apply.

Working for us - what we can offer you:

Working for an emergency service is truly rewarding, and we want to inspire all colleagues to achieve their full potential. Everything we do has a direct impact to the service our organisation delivers, and each of us contributes to ensuring our communities continue to feel safe.
You will be welcomed into an organisation that is committed to ensuring everyone is treated fairly and supported equally. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences and we care about the well-being of our staff, actively supporting people so they can perform to their best. In addition, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • FlexiTime scheme 
  • Staff support networks and access to onsite Health and Wellbeing services 
  • Excellent government pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days with length of service (plus bank holidays)
  • Access to discounts at major retailers
  • Representation by a recognised trade union

How to apply

If these roles sound like exciting opportunities, we want to hear from you. Please submit your application along with your CV.

To arrange an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Clare Godfrey, Chief Accountant clare.godfrey@northyorksfire.gov.uk

Key dates:

Closing date: 12th February 2024
Interview date: February 2024

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