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Michael Page
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Michael Page are recruiting for an Accountant to join a growing Public Sector organisation based in Central Leeds on a permanent basis.

Client Details

The client is a growing public sector organisation based in Central Leeds. They are a new organisation who are now going through their next phase of recruitment by developing and solidifying their finance team. They hold an excellent reputation on the market and offer a range of benefits including a competitive holiday and pension allowance. They are offering hybrid working with the role requiring someone on site for 3 days a week.


As an Accountant duties will include but are not limited to, producing financial reports, prepare and develop new processes, deliver on deadlines for financial outputs for stakeholders, prepare journals, produce reconciliations, reconcile the ledgers, identify and challenge anomalies in financial data, engage effectively with the business stakeholders, influencing stakeholders to ensure timely collation of information to process accounts and financial reports, work with stakeholders to identify new system requirements, deal with queries and other ad hoc duties


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully Qualified Accountant ESSENTIAL
  • Have worked within Financial Services previously DESIRABLE
  • Have maintained a general ledger system ESSENTIAL
  • Have prepared financial reports and accounts previously ESSENTIAL
  • Be looking to work in a varied and developing organisation ESSENTIAL

Job Offer

£45,000- £55,000 + Accountant opportunity + Permanent + competitive benefits package + central Leeds + hybrid working


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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