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London (Central), London (Greater)
£55,009.00 to £62,860.00
Closing date
19 May 2024

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About the role

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is the organisation through which the Mayor of London exercises his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner for London and is led by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. MOPAC undertakes a broad range of statutory duties and works closely with the Mayor of London, Deputy Mayor and Metropolitan Police Service to deliver the priorities that will create safer London communities.

MOPAC are looking to recruit an Accountant to work with a variety of stakeholders within the organisation. Supporting the Finance Business Partners in ensuring the effective financial management of complex budgets, you will be responsible for elements of the production of annual statutory financial accounts, annual budget and monthly forecast reports ensuring they meet the required standards and timescales.

Either a qualified or part qualified accountant you will be expected to foster good working relationships, inputting into the drafting of briefings and decisions, and other key documents in support of the Police and Crime Plan. Contributing to the ongoing evolution of the finance operating model, you will have responsibility for drafting policies and procedures to support that process and  ensuring their effective implementation. We are looking for motivated, conscientious team players who want to make their mark in a progressive organisation.

Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC?

You can also find out more about MOPAC by visiting our website.

If you have a question about this role please contact Vicky Venables or Jo Worster via email at or

Applying for the Role
Candidates wishing to apply must upload their CV, accordingly, complete their  personal profile and answer the supporting questions. Please ensure your answers clearly address the essential criteria and competency framework outlined in the attached job description.

MOPAC operates a blind recruitment process; therefore, please do not write any identifiable information (such as your name, pronouns or any personal information) within your supporting question answers or introductory statement.

If you require any reasonable adjustments or assistance submitting your application, please email

Political Restriction

Political Restriction: under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011), all MOPAC staff members will be politically restricted without the right to apply for an exemption.

Security Vetting Clearance
The successful candidates will be expected to undergo the necessary security vetting, which may take around eight weeks to complete. Applicants must possess the legal right to work in the UK and have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years.

Reward and Benefits
In addition to an excellent salary and civil service pension with 28.97% employer contribution, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 32.5 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan and flexible working arrangements.

Where are we based?
We have moved to a hybrid working model with office hubs at Union Street (near London Bridge) and Newlands Park (postcode SE26). On average, staff will work 1-2 days a week from an Office Hub, which may differ depending on the role requirements.

Got a query on the recruitment process?
If you have a question about the recruitment process, please get in touch with a member of the HR team via email at

We are a disability-confident employer. MOPAC guarantees an interview to any applicant that declares that they have a disability, providing they meet the minimum standards for the job role. These standards are defined in the job description and will often be listed as essential or desirable skills.

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.

Application closing date: Sunday, 19 May 2024 - 23:59.
Interview date: weeks commencing 3 June and 10 June.


The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is part of the most radical programme of change in policing in the last 50 years.  MOPAC is the official body overseeing the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). MOPAC’s important mission is to hold the MPS to account, challenge service delivery and value for money, and ensure London’s public service agencies work closely together and with communities.

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