Castlefield Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with South Ribble Council and Chorley Council who are looking to recruit multiple roles within their Finance Department to provide key support across both authorities. The Principal Financial Accountant (Deputy Section 151), newly-created Senior Financial Accountant, and Financial Accountant posts will be supported by a highly experienced leadership team and offers driven individuals the opportunity to add significant value to both Councils.


Salary between £48,690 and £50,751, plus 6% cash car allowance, plus £5,000 Deputy S151 Officer allowance

Package £56,611 to £58,796 (pay award pending) 

Salary between £38,553 and £39,570, plus 6% cash car allowance

Package is between £40,866 and £41,944 (pay award pending)

Team Structure


Closing Date: Ongoing

Formal Panel Interviews: Ongoing

Our Office

This is a working base with a requirement to work at other sites ross both Chorley and South Ribble boroughs as necessary.


Meet the Consultant

Matthew Swindell

Matthew leads Castlefield’s Local Government Finance Division, recruiting roles up to Director level.

He has an extensive nationwide network, with a strong track record partnering with a range of local authorities across the UK, on both a retained and contingent basis.

He prides himself on his personable and honest approach to recruitment, building on Castlefield’s successes in delivering on significant retained and multi-vacancy campaigns across the sector.

How to Apply

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