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Year-End Accountant

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Consultant:

    Liam Cox

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    9/12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    January '20

  • Consultant:


Sellick Partnership have been tasked to recruit a Year-End Accountant for a Local Authority in Northamptonshire. This is an excellent opportunity that will not only play a part during a crucial time of year, but give the successful applicant the opportunity to have a massive input on the Authority's future with a long-term contract.

Key responsibilities of the Year-End Accountant:

  • Closure of Local Government accounts from its infancy through to the statement of accounts completion
  • Co-ordination of the closedown process across partner organisation officers
  • Business partnering with Head of Services
  • Budget monitoring/planning/setting
  • Plan and co-ordinate the annual budget setting process

The successful Year-End Accountant will:

  • Have extensive Local Government year-end experience
  • Be a fully CCAB qualified Accountant or qualified by experience
  • Have previous staff management/leadership experience
  • Be able to clearly communicate financial information to senior colleagues

On offer:

  • Excellent length of contract - initially 9 months but potential of up to 18 months
  • Competitive rates

Please note we are aiming for a January start, although potentially flexible with the right candidate. To be considered, candidates MUST HAVE extensive, Local Government year-end experience due to the nature of the role.

If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

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