Chief Accountant

Service Care Solutions - Legal
550.00 - 600.00 GBP Daily
15 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
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Contract Type
Full Time

Chief Accountant Location: LondonContract: Temporary (3–months initial) Salary: GBP600 per day umbrella Start Date: Flexible Sector: Local Government Hybrid Working Contact:

Job DescriptionService Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Chief Accountant to join the team on a temporary basis. The postholder will manage the closure of accounts team ensuring the accounts and related notes are produced in line with the statutory deadline and act as the main liaison point between the council and its external auditors. The postholder will be responsible for the management of 3 Finance Managers who look after capital accounting, the closedown timetable and act as the interface between the closing team, the rest of finance and other council departments.


  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with extensive PQE
  • Experience of leading on the closure of accounts within a Local Authority is essential
  • Experience of managing high–level processes and supervising senior professionals within a Local Authority Finance environment
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a GBP250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive GBP250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

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