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Warwick, Warwickshire
£300 Per Day
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
We are recruiting an interim Accountant to join the Operational Finance Team of a West Midlands local authority.

The responsibilities of this role are:

To provide financial advice and support to senior managers and cost centre managers in relation to:
the general management and financial control of revenue and capital budgets
improving forecasting provided by services through challenge and assurance
modelling and financial analysis
effective financial decision-making
budget setting and closing the accounts
the medium term financial strategy
service and team planning- costing service transformation and redesign options
contracts / service level agreements with external providers
reporting financial implications and risks
submission of business plans
ensure compliance with Warwickshire County Council's financial framework
identify improvements to existing financial procedures, processes and/or systemsTo promote consistency and standardisation of finance practice in the provision of high quality financial information and management reporting to Leadership and Management Teams/Boards.

To ensure that all requirements of the financial cycle are complied with, and in line with corporate, statutory and/or local timetables. Where required this includes ensuring the accurate and timely submission of relevant returns.

The successful candidate will need:
A full professional qualification (CCAB) or substantial experience at a senior level in
a finance environment.
The ability to independently interpret and analyse varied and complex information
or situations and to produce solutions over the long term
The ability to work within broad practice or guidelines using managerial discretion
over a broad area of activity
The ability to work under a very high degree of pressure including meeting
unpredictable deadlines and dealing with conflicting demands
Working on an agile basis. Day rate is circa £300 via an umbrella company
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  • Job Reference: 661978676-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Pertemps Warwickshire CC Contract
    Pertemps Warwickshire CC Contract
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £300 Per Day
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary