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Senior Management Accountant

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£23.58 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
I am working with a Public Sector Organisation based in Oxford who are looking for an experienced Senior Management Accountant for 3 Months Initially The role is full time, to start ASAP and paying £23.58 PAYE per hour. The role is in scope of IR35. JOB PURPOSE ? Provide high quality, pro-active and business aware financial support for Oxford City Housing Limited. ? Provide accurate and timely Management Accounting activities to support the monitoring of the company's individual and group budgets. ? Partner with Heads of Service and Cost Centre Manages to gain a clear understanding of their activities and ensure effective management of allocated budgets. Promoting sound financial management and a clear understanding of the company's financial governance arrangements across the business and Council as a whole. ? Continually manage and understand the overall position of the company's Business Plan to ensure budget spend decisions are made within that context. ? Liaise with the Council's Housing Revenue Account (HRA) financial representative, together with the wider Financial/Management Accounting team to ensure consistency with respective plans, budgets and overall financial projections are always authorised and aligned Duties and Responsibilities ? Provision of support, guidance and training to Heads of Service, Managing Director and cost centre managers on all aspects of financial matters, including being the first point of contact. ? Provision of budget monitoring support and information to allow cost centre managers to take ownership of their budgets and forecasting, providing additional support in high risk areas that may need additional reviews. ? Assist the company service areas with setting their budgets in accordance with the prevailing Company Acts, Council approved financial regulations, Articles of Association, Shareholder Agreement, Delegated Authority and instructions as set out in the budget timetable. ? Undertaking regular meetings with cost centre managers and Service Heads to discuss their budget monitoring position, associated issues, capital project progress, establishment control issues, and financial process issues: including P2P, procurement and contracts. ? Assist with the production and presentation of forecasts and other financial information to be included within reports submitted periodically to the Executive Team Management Meetings (ETMM), Company and Audit Committee Board meetings, Corporate Management Team (CMT) and Shareholder and Joint Venture meetings (SHJV). This is to be undertaken in the context of challenging delivery and service managers to ensure a sufficient level of robustness is evident within the information submitted. ? Playing a proactive role alongside officers tasked with drafting reports for Oxford City Council (OCC) ensuring all OCHL company financial implications are considered and stated accurately in the reports. ? Making full use of any interim arrangements and eventually the approved and adopted OCHL Financial Management System to allow reporting to be easily run from the system, by cost centre managers, without the need for manual intervention, to ensure consistency in reporting and allowing managers to access reports when they require them. Qualifications and Experience CCAB qualified, 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. Ability to undertake complex financial modelling, evaluation and presentation of the findings Please only apply for this post if you are an experienced Senior Management Accountant and available to start on no more than a weeks notice. Thank you Yanis Patel (Eden Brown Synergy) Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer
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  • Job Reference: 706061834-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Eden Brown Synergy
    Eden Brown Synergy
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £23.58 Per Hour
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary