St. Albans, Hertfordshire
£25.00 - £28.00 per hour
18 days ago
Our Client is currently seeking an experienced Financial Accountant to work for our local council,
Applicants must have the below experience and qualifications in order to proceed further in the application,
To lead on the provision of financial planning, budget monitoring and other financial services for designated services.
To support the Business Partnering Manager in the provision of a full range of professional support services to Councillors and senior managers, leading on key areas of activity as appropriate
Provide tailored expert financial advice and information, which supports overall strategic and operational developments in a range of designated services
Examples of such designated services/responsibilities include:
Budget Planning and Monitoring in relation to revenue and capital
Financial research and policy development
Business Partner/Budget Holder relationship
Responsible for the accounting, budgeting and reporting arrangements for designated areas of the Council's revenue and capital programmes and ensuring that these meet business needs and comply with statutory guidance.
To be responsible for the production of budget management reports to enable them to be presented to Budget Managers; Corporate Management Team; Cabinet; and, Overview and Scrutiny Committees in accordance with agreed timescales
Carry out systematic bench-marking of council services and operations against other service providers, other councils and key performance indicators in order to inform managers and drive up council performance. Using this knowledge to provide proactive advice and guidance to managers on how best to handle their financial activities.
Providing financial information, analysis and recommendations to business areas in order to enable management to make financially sound business decisions.
MUST be a qualified accountant - Degree level with previous experience
if you are interested in this position - please call on 02038902797
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