Management Accountant

121 Recruitment
North East England
From £252.80 to £320 per day PAYE, Ltd or Umbrella Company Pay Rate
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 4/5 month temporary contract base din the North East. Please Note: This assignment sits outside 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 Skills & Experience:To support the production of monthly management accounts; mid-year review and budget setting.
• To support the production of statutory financial statements at interim and financial year end to ensure the MMO manages its finances in accordance with statutory obligations including HM Treasury guidelines (Managing Public Money), National Audit Office requirements and applicable International Financial Reporting Standards.
• To manage and set the direction for the team of Finance Officers so that they accurately manage the MMO’s transactional finance processes, including Purchase to Payables, Billing to Receivables, Reconciliations to Journals and Grant Payments.
• To support the Management Accountant in co-ordinating team resources whilst being flexible to meet the demands of the business.
• Responsibility for maintaining the integrity of the MMO’s General Ledger to ensure the accuracy of financial reports.
• To assist the production and provision of business intelligence, ensuring reports are produced on time and accurately.
• To assist the identification, management and escalation of financial risks.
• To provide advice and guidance to both the finance team and wider organisation to support the day to day running of the business and help ensure that resources are managed in an effective, efficient and economic manner.
• To support the Management Accountant with the management of the relationship with SSCL, the shared service provider and act as a point of contact to enable effective collaboration and the delivery of a good service to the business.
• To support the Finance Business Partners to translate the financial information into a story that is meaningful and ensure that the financial data is adding value through meaningful analysis.

Essential Criteria:
Full membership of CCAB accounting institutes, CIMA or recognised equivalent preferred.
Individuals who are Part-Qualified or working towards recognised qualifications are also eligible to apply.
The successful candidate will have a valid Disclosure of Scotland or be willing to apply for one on CV submission.
Please Note: The lower pay rate advertised in this job description is the PAYE daily pay rate. The higher pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest Ltd or Umbrella Company daily pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to
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