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Accountant and Administrator

The Lord-Lieutenant is seeking to appoint a Part-Time Accountant and Administrator. This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced and organised individual who would join the team, in the Greater Manchester Lieutenancy Office, based in the Valo Building in Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. This is a newly modernised building situated next to Lancashire Cricket Club and is accessible by road and an excellent public transport system including two, close by, Metrolink Stations.

The Lord-Lieutenant and the Lieutenancy

The Lieutenancy is composed of people who have given significant public service in one form or another. The principal person is the Lord-Lieutenant who is appointed by His Majesty The King and is his representative in the county. The Lord-Lieutenant is supported by a Vice Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants that she appoints.

The primary role of the Lord Lieutenant is to uphold the dignity of the Crown but she also arranges visits of the members of the Royal Family, presents medals and awards on behalf of the Sovereign, participates in civic and voluntary activities, liaises with the Armed Forces and their association of cadets and actively promotes national recognition and awards in The King’s name.

The Lieutenancy office consists of three part time staff who support the Lord-Lieutenant in her duties and act as the principle point of contact for all enquiries.

The Role

The Accountant and Administrator is a part-time role working 22.5 hours per week over three days (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday). The office is open during office hours from Monday to Thursday inclusive. This is a hybrid role with the ability to work from home when needed or required.

The successful candidate should be confident, well organised and have previous experience within a similar role. Confidentiality is a key characteristic of this position.

Salary, Holidays and Benefits
The role is offering a salary of £25,000 (£41,667 pro-rata) for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be entitled to 15 days paid holiday per year (5 weeks) and also all Bank Holidays.

The role comes with a free car park space in the Valo Building car park. There is a café on site but the office also has access to full kitchen facilities.

How to apply

A Job description and person specification can be found at the following links:

Job Description

Person Specification

Send a copy of your CV along with a resume that details how your relevant skills match against the criteria within the person specification. This will be used as part of a sifting process should there be a high volume of applicants. Please send to Steve Hall, The Clerk to the Lieutenancy, by email:

Please note only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interview. As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the essential criteria for this position will be offered an interview. Please indicate that you are disabled or have a long-term health condition within your resume.

The application closing date has now been extended until 03/01/24