Management Accountant

Birmingham, England, West Midlands
05 Jul 2022
02 Aug 2022
Jacqueline Grieve
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Full Time

Interim Management Accountant for a public sector client looking to work across multiple teams

Your new company

You will be working for a public sector organisation who are focused on ensuring a better , more prosperous local area, who oversee resources for Transport, Housing, Education and Digital services.

Your new role

You will be working across two teams, so reporting into the Head of Management Accounting, but also working closely with the Financial planning team. Your role is to work across a number of budget centres and pull together the consolidated management accounting information on a month basis. You will be working with large data sets for multiple teams, and be able to analyse the monthly accountants looking at variances and reporting in a management pack, the overall picture for the organisation. You will write the analyse in a succinct manner.


  • Establish and maintain a strong financial control and reporting environment for month end, forecast and budget, whilst ensuring clear guidance is communicated to key stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Working with Project and Management Accountants/Accounting Technicians to provide accurate, fully reconciled, consolidated month end financial performance reports and commentary to management in line with strict deadlines and Financial Regulations.
  • Co-ordinate the end to end quarterly forecast process as key point of contact for the wider Finance team, including escalation of any issues as necessary, and provide accurate consolidated proposals, reconciliations and commentary to management in line with the agreed timetable.
  • Co-ordinate the budget process as key point of contact for the wider Finance team, including escalation of any issues as necessary, and undertake reconciliations, including the budgeted establishment, and various analysis. Provide accurate consolidated proposals and commentary to management in line with the agreed timetable and produce and publish the Budget Book.
  • Support the Financial Planning team with the MTFP process through detailed review of inputs and consolidation of their overall position in line with agreed timetable. To include escalation of issues as necessary.

What you'll need to succeed

You will ideally have worked as a management accountant in a fast paced setting, ideally be part qualified or fully qualified or QBE.

The ability to draw conclusions and write analysis

Strong communication skills as liaising with multiple teams for questions and queries.

What you'll get in return

There is a long term temporary to permanent opportunity available for the right candidate
Strong flexible working options. 1 day per week in the office in Birmingham and 4 days from home.
Good date rates

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