Senior Accountant

Staff Oldham
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Accountant
RochdaleTemporary 3 month contract (full time)£18.37 per hour

The objective of the post is to undertake a strategic review of all functions relating to all income and expenditure, to drive forward service improvement relating to all financial matters.

To analyse, develop and enhance internal processes in order to deliver accurate, robust and timely financial data to support the Council’s critical financial functions. This includes the review of income generation, budget setting, budget monitoring and forecasts.

To ensure all financial policies and procedures are up to date, purposeful and relevant.

To develop staff within the service to fulfill their financial responsibilities through training, support and advice.

Review all charging processes/models to ensure value for money in all that we offer, marketing is appropriately utilised and income generation is being maximised to its full potential and in line with the competitive market, whilst delivering a high quality and efficient service to clients.

To develop and coordinate ICT administration and control arrangements, including booking systems, stock control and staffing records to ensure systems are efficient and effective.

To develop processes to successfully link internal data to the Council’s mainframe system to provide more accurate projected forecast figures. This includes separating wedding/events/dining room etc. to provide profit/loss figures per function.

Review of staffing to assess that tasks are being carried out by most appropriate grade and re-evaluate as necessary.

To address the recent Internal Audit Report regarding Town Hall Cash Handling and Bookings and provide support as necessary. Issues include -

Hire of Rooms Bookings/charging/receipts/invoicing clients.

Advertising/Marketing (improving profile)Cash Control Arrangements.

If successful, the position is to start asap.

If you have the experience, submit your CV online.

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