Senior Accountant

Full Time Temporary

London Jobs Board

Job Title – Senior Accountant

Pay rate – £195.34/day Umbrella

Job Purpose:
To provide a business focused, strategic financial advisory and support service to specific directorate services, ensuring effective management of resources, proper accountability, control and compliance with corporate standards and statutory obligations

Generic Principal Accountabilities:
* To provide senior managers and partner organisations with financial and performance data and advice including identifying opportunities for growth and income generation by using the Council's financial systems and advising on these matters. This will include:
* Providing independent analysis and interpretation of financial and performance data, to allow decisions to be made following consideration of financial resource and control implications
* Coordinating the monitoring and reporting financial performance against capital and revenue budgets, providing options to managers to assist them achieve a spend to budget position at the end of the financial year
* Lead special investigations, service reviews and research projects to ensure that inefficiencies, irregularities and budget variances are investigated and reported, whilst identifying and implementing opportunities to improve service delivery and performance
* Identify and assess strategic and financial risks associated with issues relating to a defined area of responsibility.
* Develop and produce option appraisals and financial modelling.
* Review business cases for new initiatives to ensure decisions are made with consideration of resource implications.
* Assisting in short, medium and long term financial planning by coordinating the work of the Service area.
* To research, analysis, interpret and evaluate financial and other business related information to support service reviews, ensuring senior managers are provided with robust information to make informed decisions.
* To assist senior finance manager in the overall financial management of the Council's finances by:
* ensuring compliance with statutory provisions relating to Council Services

If interested you can reach me at (url removed).

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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