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Interim Accountant

Employer
Barclay Meade
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Support
  • Ensure the day-to-day delivery of financial activities within the organisation, adhering to policies and procedures to meet set targets and key performance indicators.
  • Utilize professional expertise to diagnose and resolve financial issues within the business.

Advice and Information
  • Partner with relevant business areas, providing professional financial advice and technical expertise to support effective decision-making.
  • Use specialist knowledge to diagnose and resolve technical financial issues.

Data Management, Analysis and Reporting
  • Extract complex data from multiple sources, ensure data integrity, and produce reports for management decision-making.

Policy, Process and Systems
  • Support the development of financial policies, processes, and systems aligned with strategic business objectives.

Stakeholder Management
  • Develop and maintain trusted relationships with key stakeholders to share best practices and influence decision-making.

Project Management
  • Represent the financial team on projects, providing technical support or managing complex project work streams.

Financial Management
  • Manage financial resources within assigned budgets, ensuring effective use of funds.

Risk Management and Compliance
  • Apply business processes compliant with relevant legislation and regulations to protect organizational interests.

Supplier Management
  • Support day-to-day relationships with service providers, ensuring adherence to standards and best outcomes.

Collaboration
  • Collaborate with other specialists to deliver solutions that benefit the organization.

Key Deliverables
  • Support effective accounting services, including expenditure control and financial reporting.
  • Produce financial monitoring reports and expenditure information within agreed standards.
  • Maintain financial systems, processes, and budget frameworks.
  • Provide financial decision-making support to directorates.

Compulsory Outputs (COs)
  • Ensure compliance with organizational policies and legislation.
  • Conduct duties professionally and adapt to organizational needs.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience.
  • Accounting Qualification or Part Qualified (CIPFA, CIMA, ACA, ACCA).
  • Experience in financial management within customer-focused or public sector organizations.
  • Understanding of public sector finance and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills and up-to-date knowledge of financial standards and practices.

Skills & Competencies:
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to translate technical concepts into actionable guidance.
  • Proficiency in financial systems, reporting mechanisms, and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, innovate, and build effective teams.
  • Customer-focused approach and strong financial acumen.

This job description outlines the responsibilities, deliverables, and qualifications required for the Accountant role, emphasizing the importance of financial management, compliance, and stakeholder engagement within the organization.

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