Management Accountant – Corporate Resources
An opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant within London Councils’ operational finance team. The role is part of a dynamic team responsible for providing a comprehensive financial management service. Reporting to the Chief Accountant, you will play a major role in the budget
setting, control and monitoring cycle and provide advice on the financial implications of management decisions. You will also advise on procurement procedures and regulations.
To be considered for this role, you will be a fully qualified member or finalist of CIPFA or another recognised CCAB/CIMA accountancy body. You should have proven experience of preparing and monitoring budgets within a complex medium or large organisation and support budget holders
manage their budgets effectively. You should have proven experience of managing a procurement exercise involving tendering processes, service/product specification development, operational, financial and risk assessments and contingency planning. You should also have the ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders.
The finance team is responsible for all aspects of London Councils’ operational finances including the overall monitoring of an annual budget of £388 million. The team’s main responsibilities include the annual budget setting process, the annual financial accounts closedown process, debtor and income collection, creditor payments, budget monitoring, payroll and salary forecasts, providing advice on financial and procurement matters, performing system reconciliations and liaising with external and internal auditors.
London Councils represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London. We aim to get the best deal for Londoners and to ensure that London’s councils have the resources, freedoms and powers to do the best possible job for their residents and local businesses.
We also run a number of services on behalf of the boroughs including the Freedom Pass, Taxicard and Health Emergency Badge.
An information pack and application form can be obtained via our website (please ensure you quote the correct reference number when applying for the post).
Telephone: 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732
Closing date for applications: Monday 23 October 2017
Interview date: w/c 6 November 2017
As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet
the minimum criteria for the post