Accountant (Corporate)

190002DD Requisition #

| Salary £32878 - £37849 per annum | Permanent I Full Time, 37 hours per week I

Accountant (Corporate) - Grade 9

Lancashire County Council is currently recruiting for an experienced public sector technical accountant to join the corporate finance team.


This is a key role with a strong focus on technical accounting skills and knowledge of the statutory requirements for local authority accounting.


Reporting to the Accounts and Companies Manager, you will play a pivotal role in preparing the council's annual statement of accounts including leading on capital accounting.

Knowledge, skills and experience
  • Fully or part qualified CCAB accountant.
  • Knowledge and understanding of government regulations, accounting standards and codes of practice; with practical experience of applying these in a large public sector organisation.
  • Strong technical accounting skills with experience of producing local authority financial accounts and experience of accounting for non-current assets, including revaluations and maintaining an asset register.
  • Experience of engaging with and providing high quality technical accounting advice and support to finance professionals and non-finance managers.
  • Highly motivated and organised with excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex financial information.

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