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Senior Accountancy Officer

    Liverpool City Council

    About the Role

    We the Corporate Finance Team are looking to permanently recruit into a Senior Accountancy Officer post.

    This post will be based in the Capital Team to provide accountancy support to Project Officers within the Finance & Resources and Neighbourhoods service areas and to other members of the team.

    Candidate qualities required will include:

    • ability to manage own workload.
    • ability to contribute to a team working environment
    • ability to analyse and evaluate data
    • high level of computer literacy
    • ability to work accurately to deadlines
    • ability to react quickly and decisively to changing work priorities
    • ability to adapt to future developments

    The post is suitable for a candidate who is a Part Qualified Accountant CCAB (preferably CIPFA); or AAT qualified (or equivalent or with suitable qualifying experience).

    Candidates are expected to have experience of:

    • working accurately with procedures and deadlines in a financial environment and providing advice on those procedures
    • preparing budgets and final accounts within a framework of recognised accounting standards
    • providing budgetary control and unit cost information
    • providing financial information and advice to budget holders / non finance managers
    • audited grant claim procedures
    • Local Government finance

    If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact jack.higginson@liverpool.gov.uk.

    How to Apply and Additional Information

    For details on how to apply for this vacancy with Liverpool City Council please click above.

    We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive, and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive.

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    We are working hard to ensure that the council is inclusive in recruitment, retention, support, and progression.

    If you have ambition for yourself and this city, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

    If you live in Liverpool, are unemployed, and require help with your application, please contact our employment and skills team at liverpoolinwork@liverpool.gov.uk or on 0151 233 5312 to register and receive support. More information at

    Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

    If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team via

    Expected salary: £28672 – 32910 per year GBP

    Job date: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 06:33:59 GMT

    Senior Accountancy Officer

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    Senior Accountancy Officer

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