Group Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
Up to £40000 per annum
Posted
20 Nov 2018
Closes
20 Dec 2018
Ref
13971277/001
Contact
Sophie Willis
Job role
Finance manager
Sector
Public sector
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Part time

Our client is a public sector organisation based in Bath, looking to appoint a Group Accountant in to their team on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Client Details

Our client is a public sector organisation based in Bath, looking to appoint a Group Accountant in to their team on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Description

  • Finance lead for multiple projects including membership on Project Boards.
  • Lead on the financial governance arrangements for all projects, including advising on the approvals process.
  • Support Directors on the preparation of financial plans including programme reviews, re-phasing, forecasting and budget setting.
  • Have oversight of budget monitoring, financial modelling and business plans for projects within your portfolio.
  • Lead the financial oversight of capital programme funding, including managing financial elements of grant bids, claims and returns processes for individual programmes.
  • Give direction and line management where required to the Projects Finance team.
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager where required.
  • Build excellent working relationships with both the finance and the project teams, including ensuring clear communication with both.

Profile

You will be an experienced management accountant within a Public Sector setting, with a background in providing financial support on large projects as well as advising senior managers on all aspects of financial planning and reporting.

You will have strong background in liaising with non-finance departments, particularly around influencing and advising managers and project managers, negotiating approvals processes, business case development, monitoring and forecasting, as well as having experience of financial modelling.

This role holds management responsibilities within the team.

Job Offer

By joining the organisation as Group Accountant you will recieve:

  • £40,000 annual salary
  • Excellent holiday and pension scheme
  • 12 month contract
  • Central Bath location

The clients offices are based in Bath and are commutable from Bristol, Swindon, Trowbridge, Chippenham, Radstock and Melksham.

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