Senior Accountant

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Key Elements:
To deliver financial and management accounting services for a specific service (or services).
The service(s) may include, for revenue and capital:
 Budget preparation
 Budget monitoring
 Accounting record maintenance and completion of final
This will involve:
 Being responsible for providing and delivering financial support and financial processes for specific service(s) covering both capital and revenue;
 Taking active ownership for delivering the key outputs during the year. This includes ensuring that deadlines are met and that outputs are of a high quality to support effective financial management;
 Supervising individuals on specific tasks, where relevant. This will include setting clear expectations for tasks and
April 2018
accounts, grant claims and statistical returns
 Financial analysis
reviewing work to ensure it is of sufficient quality;
 Establishing a strong working relationship with budget holders, with regular meetings, to help support them with their financial management accountabilities. This includes adopting a robust approach when necessary;
 Main point of contact for budget holders, providing a high standard of service with regular meetings, to help support them with their financial management accountabilities;
 Using IT software to produce financial reports and information on a timely basis and to a high standard, to ensure that key timetables are met;
 Using information from departments, produce regular, accurate and up to date forecasts based on financial analysis to aid budget preparation and monitoring purposes;
 Ensuring that proper accounting records are maintained during the year to support financial management and ensure an efficient financial close at the year end. This will include carrying out any relevant administrative tasks or delegating when able to;
 Using regular monitoring, identifying financial risks (such as overspending) and opportunities, advising on action and escalating issues where appropriate;
 Regularly perform reconciliations of balance sheet and income accounts and expenditure accounts where appropriate. Investigate and variances on a timely basis and take necessary action, escalating when necessary;
 Helping services to develop robust and achievable savings options and provide support and challenge to ensure that these are met

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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham