Title: Regional Management Accountant
Salary: Hourly rate
Employment type: Temporary long term
Financial Planning/ Management Accounting
CSR are currently working on behalf of a public sector body, to recruit for a Regional Management Accountant to work in one of their Belfast offices.
As a Regional Management Accountant you will provide a professional management service to key stakeholders across multiple functions within the organisation.
Work with budget holders and senior Finance staff to provide effective budgetary control including agreeing budgets, forecasting out-turn, preparing reports for budget holders and Finance Managers
In order to assist with the efficient and effective running of the organisation, provide a financial analysis service to budget holders, and senior Finance management as required.
Provision of a management accounting service including allocation of shared services costs between functions and recharging of costs as required, agreement of SLA’s.
Assist in the annual budget review meetings with budget holders and revising the Budget Submissions accordingly.
Assist in periodic budget reviews and revising budget allocations accordingly.
Monitor year-end spend by region and by category in accordance with annual budgets.
Analyse costs, ensuring that costs incurred are being managed and controlled and are necessary. Opportunities for cost savings should be identified and discussed with the relevant managers within the business.
To be considered for this role you must have the following:
A fully qualified member of a recognised CCAB body: (Institutes of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland; Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; or Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy). This policy does not exclude other formal professional accounting qualifications, which can be proven through contact with the Treasury Audit Policy and Advice Unit or other professional institutions to be equivalent to CCAB qualifications.
Applicants must also demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience in each of the following:
The use of an integrated financial management system and linked reporting tools such as Business Objects, Crystal and Cognos.
Budgetary control including setting budgets, analysing expenditure, reporting on variances and liaison with budget holders
In addition, applicants must have at least one years’ post qualification experience in a senior financial role. A senior financial role is defined as a role with:
Significant budgetary control responsibility, or o Experience of preparing and presenting budget / financial information to senior management, or o Experience of allocating / apportioning overhead costs to operational areas, agreeing service level agreements and reporting on the outcomes.
Additionally, candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following:
A practical and theoretical knowledge of the application of relevant Financial Reporting Standards.
The ability to communicate clearly and to work with other senior staff both within and outside the organisation.
An aptitude for use of ICT to analyse data, demonstrating advanced Excel skills in addition to use of other reporting tools.
The ability to provide analysis and reports on a wide range of financial issues.
The ability to provide financial advice within the organisation, and critically analyse financial governance arrangements.
This role offers an hourly rate of pay along with an attractive holiday entitlement of 21 days + 12 public holidays.
For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Katrina Swann at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.
Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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