- S047-24 Finance Assistant (LC5)

HQ Finance
Management Accounts
Hutton Headquarters
Not applicable
LC 5
£24,462 - £ 27,351
Full Time
Commitment to work towards and become fully qualified AAT within 4 years.

Applications are invited for the post of Finance Assistant, within the HQ Finance Division, Management Accounts based at Hutton Headquarters.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly skilled individual to join the Management Accounting Team. You will support the day to day provision of all financial support functions, in relation to the Management Accounting Team.

This role will support the Finance Business Partner to provide high quality financial management information and customer focused financial support.

You will have problem solving skills, who pays attention to detail and the have the ability to become familiar with new information. Good Excel skills are essential for this role.

As a key business link between various departments within Finance it is essential you are an excellent communicator.

Job description and main responsibilities

Your main tasks will include maintaining the accuracy of the ledger including prepayments, general accruals and other relevant journal entries, profiling budgets, producing budget holder and other ad hoc reports.  You will also support the accountant in budget variance analysis and attending budget holder meetings.

Qualification & Knowledge

  • A Levels or equivalent
  • Part AAT qualified (level 2) or equivalent with experience.
  • Good knowledge of Accounting Principles
  • Experience in Microsoft Software
  • Oracle System (not essential)


What the Lancashire Constabulary means for you:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • Opportunities to improve your professional development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Sports club / Gym access
  • Contemplation / Prayer room
  • Onsite canteen

Candidates applying for Lancashire Constabulary should be aware that the use of online 'Artificial Intelligence' (AI) systems such as ChatGPT to generate application answers is NOT permitted, any candidate found to have submitted an application form using online 'AI' software to generate answers will be removed from the recruitment process with immediate effect. This may result in future applications with the Constabulary also being rejected, based on integrity. 


Further details of the requirements and duties of the post can be found on the attached Role Profile.

Before you complete the online application, we would advise you to read the attached Information and Guidance documents.


This opportunity is closed to applications.