Job Overview

Oxford, England
Job Type
Full Time
£38,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Job Description

Management Accountant is needed for a Fixed Term Contract for six months, which could be extended.

Your new company

My client prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the my client has high aspirations for its services and employees. They are a multi award winning organisation and in 2015, they secured Champion IiP status along with Overall IiP Employer of the Year 2015, demonstrating their commitment to their employees and their wellbeing. With over 1200 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities now is a truly exciting time to be working in Local Government. They offer a great range of benefits which includes a generous holiday allowance from 28 days per year plus bank holidays, Local Government defined benefit pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and the ability to work flexibly in many of their roles. They offer well defined opportunities through their learning and development programme and they also support staff through the employee wellbeing programme with a range of services including resilience training, an employee assistance programme and support via their dedicated occupational health service.

Your new role

  • Provide high quality, proactive and business-aware Financial Support for complex and/or multiple service areas
  • Provide accurate and timely Management Accounting activities to support the monitoring of service area budgets
  • Work with Heads of Service and Cost Centre Manages to ensure effective management of allocated budgets
  • At all times understand the overall position of the Budget across the organisation and to ensure budget spend decisions are made within that context
  • Promote sound financial management and a clear understanding of the financial governance arrangements across the organisation
  • Working with service managers, gain an understanding of the service area being supported to be able to provide sound financial advice, innovative solutions and ensuring value for money across the organisation

What you'll need to succeed

Essential Criteria

  • CCAB qualified of Part Qualified, or qualified by experience
  • Track record of building positive relationships with service areas to ensure that communication and robust financial management is achieved
  • Experience of financial planning, and budget monitoring in a large complex organisation, including identification of efficiencies and improved performance
  • Experience of training and explaining complex financial issues to all levels of staff in finance and the service area
  • Experience of extracting data and interpreting the results in a clear and concise way to all levels of staff
  • Strong communication skills and a confident and enthusiastic work ethic
  • Ability to undertake complex financial modelling, evaluation and presentation of the findings

Desirable Criteria

  • Ability to contribute ideas and demonstrate initiative and flexibility
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, contributing effectively and positively to team goals and working relationships
  • Knowledge of the wider aspects of Financial Services, such as Insurance, risks, procurement process

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
Attractive salary and pension scheme
Above statutory holiday allowance

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