Accountancy Assistant

£25,350 to £28,590 per annum with possible progression to £34,850 (inc. London Weighting)
17 Jan 2013
31 Jan 2013
Contract Type

City of London Corporation 

Chamberlain’s Financial Services Division – Corporate Accountancy Unit


The City of London Corporation is a fascinating organisation, combining ancient traditions and historic functions with its role as a modern local authority at the centre of the Capital serving the “Square Mile”.  Its services have local, regional and sometimes national significance.

Working within the heart of the organisation the Department’s mission is to sustain and enhance the financial strength of the City Corporation by the provision of excellent financial and information systems services, sound investment strategies and first class professional advice.  You will be expected to support and promote this vision.

You will be a member of a team responsible for the preparation of revenue budgets, budget monitoring reports, final accounts, financial statements and returns, reconciliations and assessing the financial implications of various proposals.

For the role, you will have significant experience working in an accountancy capacity, including operating financial systems and applications, and have strong reconciliation skills.  Preferably AAT qualified, you will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, be an effective team player and have experience working with budget managers.  This is the perfect role for you if you would like to further your career within a very busy finance team that encourages room for progression.

Benefits include generous holidays, interest free loan on annual rail/LRT season tickets, flexitime and optional membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

CVs will not be accepted without a fully completed application form.


Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 31 January 2013

To apply online, please clcik the Apply button

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number CHA235.

A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.