Accountant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Allen Lane
Location
London
Salary
30.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main Duties

  • Supporting service managers in high risk spending and income areas to understand and address key financial management issues, including cost drivers, financial planning and budget management.
  • Producing accurate and complete reports on the financial position, including risks/pressures, as part of regular monitoring.
  • Work with managers and budget holders to ensure they have the information, tools and skills necessary to manage their finances.
  • Support service managers in identifying and resolving systems issues and problems, including data and feeder system issues.
  • As part of a team, to be proactive in developing the Financial Support Team and the offer from Finance to the organisation.
  • This role will be undertaken during a period the Council implements a new finance system, you will be required to adapt and support service managers to use the system during this period.

Essential criteria:

  • CCAB part qualified or AAT qualified with appropriate experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role working effectively with services to provide robust management accounting advice and support
  • Ability to produce high quality financial monitoring reports for senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated team working and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have the ability to learn new ICT systems quickly
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and workloads
  • Ideally Local Government experience but will consider others

    Desired
    Experience of using Oracle financial system for management accounting