Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: CB/10654
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £13.00 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Investment Banking and Financial Services, NHS Specialists – NMNC Suppliers, Public Sector and Housing Finance
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Hira Kaushal
  • Email: hira.kaushal@castlefieldrecruitment.com
  • Telephone: 0161 638 8728

Job Description

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a public sector organisation in Merseyside to recruit an Interim Management Accountant. It will initially be for three months however is likely to be extended due to a number of projects that will arise over the upcoming months.

Duties:

·         Assisting with co-ordinating the preliminary work in order to produce the budget statements and subsequent actions to finalise the monthly position

·         To be proactive in following up any issues arising from the final monthly position with the relevant budget holders, analysing and interpreting complex information

·         Set up and maintain spreadsheets and databases and provide more complex or sensitive information accurately and in a report format for budget holders as required

·         Provide advice to budget holders on technical financial issues

·         Providing support to the Divisional Accountants in setting the annual budget and assisting with the completion of final accounts

·         Be proactive in the organisation’s annual budget setting process, identifying cost pressures and costing business plans as requested

·         Supervision, training and support of junior staff and delegation of work as appropriate

·         Assist internal and external audit as required and assist with the implementation of any recommendations following audit

·         Plan and monitor progress on own tasks and those of junior staff, to deliver goals to time, accurately and maintaining the quality requirements of the department

·         Maintaining an effective working relationship with other members of the Finance Department, Budget Holders and other staff, responding to their needs and delivering a high level of customer satisfaction

Person:

  • Previous finance experience
  • NHS experience desired
  • Currently studying towards an Accountancy qualification
  • Ability to work to strict Deadlines
  • Use of Oracle or similar financial system