Allen Lane are currently assisting a Council based in the North West of England with the recruitment of an Interim Financial Accountant to support the Chief Accountant with the Year-end close down. Reporting to the Chief Accountant this role will be responsible for the effective management of the year-end process.
Key duties include:
Assisting with the Production of the year-end accounts
Assisting with the production of the financial statements
Supporting on the annual Audit
Making sure that the draft accounts are robust before the audit
Dealing with Auditors and associated Audit queries
The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with significant experience in Council year-end close down including financial statements and Audit. Experience of year-end close down in a London Borough or Unitary Council is highly desirable.
This role is for 6 months initially and will operate on a hybrid or fully remote basis. This is an urgent role so only candidates who are immediately available or on short notice periods can be considered at this point.