Interim Management Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Charity finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Kanca

  • Contact email:

    suzanne.kanca@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Altum Consulting are partnering with a London Borough Council to find an interim Management Accountant to join their finance team for a period of 6 months.

 

This role is an integral part of the finance team and is responsible for managing the budget monitoring process, as well as other ad-hoc tasks.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a professional and customer focused finance service to a range of customers in providing financial information, analysis, advice, guidance and training
  • Manage the budget setting process and assist with the production of Business Plans and medium term financial plans
  • To assist budget holders in the preparation of detailed revenue budgets 
  • Robustly analyse and challenge budget submissions based on historic and future data
  • Prepare financial reports and provide independent analysis / forecasts on financial positions for reporting to senior management
  • Contribute to the closing of accounts process and assist in the production of the year-end financial position and performance 
  • Manage the preparation and completion of statutory and non-statutory returns
  • Work with the Strategic Finance Manager and the Transactional Finance team to ensure that transactional data, corrections, recharges and income recognition are in line with policies and procedures

Ideal Candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Knowledge of VAT, taxation, financial system and internal controls
  • Strong IT skills; in particular Excel and Word
  • Experience in creating and developing simple financial model and analysis tools to assist service managers in effective financial management
  • Independently to work independently and flexibly, as well as collaboratively
  • Immediately available

 

If you're immediately available or on a short notice period, and looking for your next contracting role, then please submit your CV to be considered.