Management Accountant

Advantage Resourcing Company
High Wycombe
£500.00 - £714.64 per day
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant - High Wycombe - 3 months - £500-714.64 per day - IR35 Status: Inside Scope

We are currently recruiting for Management Accountants to work for a major government department based in High Wycombe. Qualified accountants with current security clearance are high desirable for this role as are candidates with experience of working within a central government department.


  • 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).
  • Skills and experience:

  • 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 are highly desirable
  • 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 influence others at a senior level.
  • Working in a pressured environment and to tight deadlines.
  • Analytical and logical problem solving skills.
  • Working in an unstructured environment during transformation period.
  • 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.
  • Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 807187

    IR 35 Status: Inside scope

    To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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