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Chief Accountant

Ivy Rock Partners
London (Greater)
£600 - £700 depending on experience
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

Job Details

Ivy Rock Partners are supporting a London Borough to recruit a Chief Accountant for a 6- 9 month period – the role will support the Deputy 151 in completing the Audit process following the final accounts submission.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Line management of two trainee technical accountants
  • Act as a key contact to the external auditor in relation to the audit of the statutory accounts
  • Liaise with senior management across the authority and resourcing teams and other external bodies as necessary
  • Manage VAT and banking reconciliation and ensure that adequate control is maintained in relation to the relevant accounts

The successful candidate

  • Will have proven experience of financial accounting in a local government organisation
  • Full professional membership of CIPFA or equivalent (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Knowledge of local government finance, accounting practice and the regulatory framework


Ivy Rock Partners is a values-driven recruitment agency dedicated to the not for profit and public sector client base; and has been set up with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional service to clients and never losing sight of integrity.

Ivy Rock Partners provide search and recruitment support to not-for-profit and public sector clients wanting only the very best service.

How we can help:

We work with organisations that fall into the not-for-profit and public sectors, ranging across: arts, charities, education, central government, local government, housing and the NHS.

With a particular focus on finance, we recruit roles across all corporate services, ranging from mid-senior to executive search.

If you are looking for your next role and want to explore the areas we specialise in, our approach would be to put together a bespoke plan to ensure you are being considered for the best possible roles.  

At Ivy Rock Partners, our role goes beyond that of simply sending you job descriptions and arranging your interviews – we can make introductions to those in our network to better your understanding of the sector/choices you have; provide interview training; offer expert insights; invites to specific networking events; provide cv advice and help with applications at every stage. We want to find ways to help and put you in the very best position to get the right role.

Company info
07909 030 965
25 Buckingham Palace Road

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