Reed are delighted to be recruiting for an Accountant for our client in Northallerton
To assist the Senior Accountants in delivering the objectives of the department, whilst managing risks associated with them.
To engage with colleagues in other Areas/Department across the business to provide the most efficient and effective financial service.
Is responsible for the timely delivery of statutory statements of accounts.
The role requires preparation and preliminary financial analysis of capital, revenue and estates programmes each year and over the life of the projects.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring appropriate governance processes are adhered to.
Is responsible for the preparation and timely delivery of routine and non routine management information.
The role requires analysis of financial performance which ensure linkages to operational activity for budget holders. These outputs are reviewed in conjunction with the Senior Accountant.
Is responsible for delivery of specialist programmes of work that ensure appropriate value for money analysis across the business.
The role requires the use of costing and other analytical techniques to identify the opportunities for improvements and identification of best practices.
The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of linkages to the management and financial accounts departments.
To provide information and advice on all aspects of Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, Financial Instructions and the Devolved Resource Manual.
To line manage those roles reporting to the post holder.
To develop the skills and competencies of staff including undertaking regular performance reviews, and planning necessary training.
To support, advise and coach managers in carrying out their financial and budget responsibilities.
To produce an annual financial and efficiency plan for the appropriate force departments/areas.
To monitor performance and ensure efficient use of financial resources to meet current and future needs.
To contribute to the production of a medium term financial and people plan.
Essential skills, experience and qualifications
Studying for CCAB Qualification or has equivalent experience and able to demonstrate equivalent level of expertise.
Senior Management communication skills.
A successful track record of delivering improvements in Financial and business processes through their accuracy, consistency, reliability and timeliness.
Experience of interpreting complex changing environments and aligning financial resources to meet business requirements.
Experience of reconciling the financial aspects of the organisation against the operational activity.
A record of delivering to specified targets and objectives.
This role is initially for 3 - 6 months
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