Accountancy Assistant – South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Salary range £27,803-£28,770 per annum

37 hours per week


Post Number: 505006

A vacancy has arisen within the Finance and Procurement Department based at Fire Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant for the role of Accountancy Assistant.

The successful candidate will be required to provide comprehensive support to the Service and Service Accountants in regard to all aspects of finance and to actively contribute to an effective and efficient finance function.

The successful candidate will focus on the provisions of management accounting and support budget holders with the provision of advice, information, and training to ensure accurate budget setting, monitoring and forecasting.

Applicants will need to meet the qualifications and experience as determined within the Person Specification.

Welsh language skills are desirable but not essential for this post.

General post enquires can be directed to Accounting Technician, Louise Townsend 01443 232080 or via e-mail (

We are a family friendly organisation and a flexible working system is in operation. To see the range of benefits we offer, go to:

The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check and be required to undertake a Drug and Alcohol Test prior to an appointment being made.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28/06/24 at midday. Application Forms should be completed online through our e-recruitment system, which can be accessed, via our website:

If a paper version is required, please email:

All internal applicants applying should apply via their CORE portal, selecting ”Current Vacancies” from the left-hand tab.

Please be aware the e-recruitment system will notify all applicants of results via the email address provided at application; please ensure you check all mail folders regularly.

All documentation is available in both Welsh and English and we welcome communication in either language. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably. Candidates successful at the Shortlisting stage will be given the opportunity to confirm their language preference for interviews and assessments (including paperwork, verbal introductions, and interview questions). Arrangements will be confirmed following invitation to interview and may include Translation and/or Simultaneous Translation.

SWFRS believes in the real value of having a diverse workforce and we proactively want to encourage applicants from all sectors of our community to apply.

Salary: £27,803-£28,770

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 28 2024

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