Senior Technical Accountant

6 days left

Michael Page
£48000 - £53000 per annum + pension, holiday, flex working
03 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2005133
Emma Chamberlain
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Michael Page is exclusively partnering with Leicestershire County Council to support with their recruitment process for a Senior Technical Accountant.

Client Details

The Council is an employer of more than 5,000 staff who strive to make a difference to lives across the region supporting more than 650,000 residents. They have achieved decades of high performances and continue to strive for excellence.


- Managing the completion of the financial statements (1bn grs) for the County Council and the Pension Fund (£4bn grs)

- Responsible for the production and publication of the Statutory Accounts, including completion of the financial statements and acting as the main point of contact with auditors

- Reviewing the annual investment and Treasury Management strategies and associated committee reports.

- Managing the general ledgers through reconciliations, implementing and reviewing internal controls and maintaining the chart of accounts.

- Financial reporting and the completion of statutory external financial returns including statistical returns and benchmarking as appropriate


The successful candidate will be qualified (CIPFA/ CIMA/ ACCA) and ideally have experience of working within Local Government. They will need to be proactive, have excellent attention to detail and be able to prioritise workload to fit to strict deadlines.

Job Offer

· £48,000 to £53,000

· 27 days Annual Leave (32 days after 5 years), plus bank holidays

· Flexible working hours / working from home

· Cycle-to-work scheme

· Excellent Defined Benefit Pension Scheme, Employer contributions of c26% of salary

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