Management Accountant x 5

121 Recruitment
High Wycombe
From £569.04 to £714.64 per day PAYE or Umbrella Company Pay Rate
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this short term temporary contract based in the South East/RAF High Wycombe. The successful candidate will have a valid SC Clearance or be willing to have one sponsored by the client. If you do not possess the clearance level requested then you must be willing to apply for a Disclosure of Scotland on CV submission. Please Note: This assignment sits inside of IR35.
Job Description:Work with budget holders in ensuring the business understands the financials to make good commercial decisions and drive down costs; Ensure shared understanding of cost drivers with budget holders and use this data to produce evidence based forecasts; Ensure accurate and timely consolidation of financial positions; support controls and governance to manage the resource provision. Maintain a suitable trail for budget delegations, spend limits, procurement considerations, segregation of duties, compliance with standards and governance requirements. Ensure financial information provided to managers is robust to enable them to make informed decisions. Double Entry Journals, book keeping and reconciliation to balance sheets. General Ledger, Oracle and Financial Systems, High level of IT skills (excel to intermediate level as a minimum). Full membership of CCAB accounting institutes, CIMA or recognised equivalent and compliance with Continuing Professional Development requirement of their professional accountancy body.
Key Tasks & Deliverables: • The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to support the RAF transformation team. This will involve working with Finance Team Leaders to develop the finance function to ensure the provision of expert business partnering skills to meet current and future business requirements. • Experience in delivering change initiatives and long lasting solutions. • Qualified accountant with demonstrable experience of managing a finance function in a public sector or professional services environment. • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to win the respect and trust of colleagues. • Strong performance manager with drive and enthusiasm to succeed as part of a team and deliver outstanding results. An ability to motivate others to be successful. • An ability to influence others at a senior level.• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all grades. Confident in challenging conventional thinking and influencing others to implement change effectively. • Mentoring finance colleagues to impart knowledge and agree betters ways of working. • Excellent attention to detail. Working with finance colleagues to unpick historic financial processes, documenting and implementing best practice. • Highly conscientious and self-motivated with a flexible approach to the demands of the role. • Excellent stakeholder management skills. Engaging and working effectively with interested parties internally and externally. • Participating in the restructure of the Finance department. • Preparing financial statements, analysing performance and generating longer term forecasts (cash flow- 13wks rolling) • Strong cash management skills - making sure spending is in line with budgets • Implementing financial and strategic reporting including KPI’s. • Working in a pressured environment and to tight deadlines. • Analytical and logical problem solving skills. • Working in an unstructured environment during transformation period. • Excellent commercial awareness. Working with MOD commercial to ensure best outcomes. • Ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way. Prepare briefings for senior management. Strong cash management skills - making sure spending is in line with budgets • Implementing financial and strategic reporting including KPI’s. • Working in a pressured environment and to tight deadlines. Qualified accountant (ACA, ICAI, ICAS, CIFA, CIMA, ACCA) Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & MS Projects.
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