Accountant - Camden Council

Recruiter
Change Resourcing
Location
North West London
Salary
up to £20 p/h
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accountant Reporting to the Service Accountant this post will be responsible for: Supporting service managers in high risk spending and income areas to understand and address key financial management issues, including cost drivers, financial planning and budget management. Producing accurate and complete reports on the financial position, including risks/pressures, as part of regular monitoring. Accountant to Work with managers and budget holders to ensure they have the information, tools and skills necessary to manage their finances. Accountant to Support service managers in identifying and resolving systems issues and problems, including data and feeder system issues. As part of a team, to be proactive in developing the Financial Support Team and the offer from Finance to the organisation. This role will be undertaken during a period the Council implements a new finance system, you will be required to adapt and support service managers to use the system during this period. Essential criteria: CCAB part qualified or AAT qualified with appropriate experience Previous experience in a similar role working effectively with services to provide robust management accounting advice and support Ability to produce high quality financial monitoring reports for senior stakeholders Demonstrated team working and communication skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have the ability to learn new ICT systems quickly Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and workloads Desired - Experience of using Oracle financial system for management accounting