Interim Management Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Welwyn Garden City, UK
20 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half Cambridge are delighted to be assisting an extremely well-established business in the heart of Welwyn Garden City in recruiting for an Interim Management Accountant for a duration of 6 months. The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).

Purpose of the role:

To provide strategic financial direction and management information to Collaborative Heads of dept to enable them to manage their budgets efficiently in order to optimise performance and generate best value for money

The Role:
  • Provision of strategic financial advice and support to Collaborative Heads of dept including delivery of high-level reports, and making presentations and recommendations to enable maximum operational performance within the funds available
  • To lead a team in providing a management accounting service to all Collaborative depts including accurate and timely budget monitors appropriate for local and corporate reporting needs
  • Promote internal review and challenge across the Collaborative Departments with a view to identifying and promoting best practice and driving efficiency and productivity improvements
  • Provision of management information, including benchmarking, to enable optimum use of overtime budgets and promote best practice in the management and control of overtime
  • Prepare budgets in accordance with corporate guidelines (annual and medium term)
  • With Collaborative SMTs, pro-actively contribute to maximising external funding opportunities
  • Provide costings for business cases
  • Manage the corporate financial implications of the budget, including the pay budgeted strength (and manage corporate aspects of staff budgeted strength) - through close working with Workforce Planning
  • Provide management information and financial support to Collaborative Chief Officers
  • Ensure accounts for Collaborative depts. are closed on an accurate and timely basis at the year-end as a part of Forces corporate closedown arrangements

  • Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Good team management/people skills

If you are interested in this role, please contact Calum Forster on 01223 341 400. Thank you

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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