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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT

Location: OXFORD Salary: 25.00 - 27.79 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Finance Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: 3075034
Are you an experienced accountant looking for your next role?

My client, a central government organisation based in Oxfordshire is currently looking for a Principle Accountant to join them on an interim contract. The principle accountant will be responsible for the delivery of a complete and comprehensive financial service alongside challenging and devising new efficient approaches to business processes. In times of absence the principal accountant will be expected to deputise the Director of Finance.

The Principle Accountant will be responsible for:
• Developing, delivering and advising on the annual, medium term revenue & capital forecasts and budget plans
• Providing ongoing detailed interpretation and analysis of the financial budgetary position
• Engaging with senior stakeholders to ensure resources are managed within budgetary constraints
• Use financial modelling tools to model a wide range of complex financial activities
• Provide strategic oversight to the development of the systems analysis, design and implementation of Business Support applications and tools
• Development and delivery of the medium term revenue forecasts and annual budget setting process
• Developing financial modules for the course and delivery of training to students
• Management of the procure to payment function
• Wide ranging management of a diverse portfolio of systems covering the full range of business support activities from stores portal to HR and financial reporting and management

The perfect candidate will have the following skills and experience:
• A fully qualified accountant with  post qualification experience
• Management experience with a good understanding of the financial and management processes
• A good understanding of HR & Procurement policies
• A wide ranging experience of diverse portfolio systems
• Good working knowledge of public sector policies and procedures would be advantageous, however it is not essential

Please note that this role is expected to start ASAP and you need to be available within the next few weeks. 



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