Management Accountant

Job Ref: 141B
Sectors: Financial Services, Retail, Engineering, Professional Services, Science, Manufacturing / Production, Technology, Transport / Logistics, Public Sector / Social Care
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 10 January 2019
  • Bedfordshire, England
  • £385 - £400 per Day
  • huhda khalid
  • 01582692504

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Our client is looking for a management accountant until the end of May. This is a leading and well known organisation where you can add value and make a difference.


  • budget preparation
  • budget monitoring
  • closure of accounts

Preparation, presentation of reports and financial information and direct support to Directors, Assistant Chief Executives/Assistant Directors and Heads of.

  • support the service aspects of the annual revenue budget process
  • support the medium term capital programme from a service perspective
  • provide financial advice and guidance on medium term service / financial developments
  • support the service planning process taking a lead on all financial outcomes - in particular value for money and the efficiency agenda.
    • Provide support and a robust challenge throughout the financial year in relation to Revenue and Capital budget monitoring complying at all times with agreed timetables. Support Budget Managers through direct contact and responding to budget queries arising in a timely manner. Reconcile the service Establishment to that approved as part of the budget process.
    • Support the closure of accounts incorporating the requirements of the Head of Finance at all times complying with agreed timetables.
    • Lead on service specific returns. Lead on unit cost work that enables the service to develop alternative delivery models. Support the Accountant in relation to work with third parties.
    • Review and advise on the financial implications of new legislation and regulations relating to the service area as directed by the Principal Accountant
    • Support and take a lead as appropriate on specific projects within the service area as directed by the Principal Accountant.

Essential criteria:

  • Qualified - CIPFA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Public sector or local authority experience
  • Experience in dealing with senior managers and directors
  • Management experience
  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience in year-end process

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

09/02/2019 10:32:56
GBP 385 385.