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Posted 26/01/2024

£40000 - £42000 per annum + 37 Days Holiday, Hybrid



Public Sector

Job Description

The Role will consist of:

  • Managing the closedown of the general ledger for year-end and preparation of financial statements
  • Carry out year end accounts production, including account code reconciliations and production of financial statements
  • Ensure all technical aspects of accounts production process are consistent with HM Treasury guidance and requirements of the Financial Reporting Manual
  • Apply technical accounting requirements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Collaborate with Finance colleagues
  • Engaging with the external auditors to manage the year-end audit
  • Engage effectively with the wider teams

The Person

As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Extensive experience of year-end accounts preparation and external audit for Government organisations
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • The ability to identify audit evidence required to support a transaction
  • Strong analytical and spreadsheet skills


  • Security clearance desirable or clearance process initiated once individual in post
  • Previous experience of the Account NI Finance system

What's in it for me?

  • The opportunity to work for an exciting, forward-thinking public sector organisation
  • 37 days holiday
  • Hybrid working
  • Generous salary

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Meghan Hamilton, Specialist Recruitment Consultant on 02896935508 or on email at

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. MCS Group is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

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