Senior Management Accountant

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This is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant to work with in the Children’s Services directorate in a large local council in East London. The role will involve analysing current budget setting and monitoring processes, to identify any efficiency’s that can be implemented, also helping to set the budget for a project that the Children’s Services team is currently beginning.

Client Details

The client is a large borough council in East London. The Children’s Service’s directorate is one of the largest directorates within the council, with a budget of over £60 million.


The role has several key aspects, including:

Supporting the budget holders to work on budget setting & budget monitoring processes, also monthly account closures
To help set the budget for a project currently being planned by the directorate
To deputise for the Group Accountant where necessary, including management of Accountancy Assistants in the team
Provide mentoring for Accounts Assistants within the directorate to help improve their knowledge and understanding of the complexities of this directorate
Working to the financial controls and checks that the authority has in place
Working with budget holders and managers to identify financial risks and work to prevent them effecting the organisation
To build strong working relationships across the authority, and with external stakeholders where relevant, and particularly with the services being supported, to ensure best results in operational decisions
Perform Ad Hoc tasks to support the wider finance function

Qualified accountant
An understanding in local government finance
Experience in Chlidrens Services finance within local government
Experience working in a management accounting environment
Excellent excel skills
Budget holder interaction experience
Job Offer

6 month contract
competitive day rate

ID #2869 Location London Industry Accountancy Type Full Time Role Senior Management Accountant Career Level Senior Presence Remote

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Full Time £250 - £350 /Day

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