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Job Description

Location: North Yorkshire
Contract: Temporary (3-months initial)
Salary: £22.50 - 25.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
*Hybrid Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an Accountant on behalf of a Local Authority in North Yorkshire to join the team on a temporary basis. The postholder will provide financial support to service directorates across the Authority. These duties include introducing, developing and documenting financial processes and procedures in relation to debtors, creditors, balance sheet and bank reconciliations and year-end closedown. The Accountant will also work closely with service managers, provide regular financial monitoring, undertake budget and financial planning work and support the managers in grant claim submissions.

Candidate Criteria

  • Qualified Accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, CCAB)
  • Public Sector Accounting experience is highly preferred
  • Experience of developing financial processes and supporting service managers with budget/financial planning
  • Experience of using Xero is highly preferred
  • 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 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.