Principal Accountant needed in North London paying £26.62 per hr PAYE Ref: 3F12F
This is working full time hours on a temporary basis
To be responsible for supporting the Senior Finance Manager with the recruitment, induction, training, supervision, appraisal, motivation and discipline of the Core Team staff, who have responsibility for covering all financial support functions including budgets, monitoring and closure of accounts, processes and systems, in accordance with the policies and procedures
To be responsible for the efficient and complete preparation of detailed revenue and capital expenditure and income budgets in conjunction with operational managers and Strategic Finance Managers including input to the wide range of service areas in line with the policies and procedures.
To be responsible for the development, maintenance and review of effective systems for budget monitoring, control, reconciliation and reporting in conjunction with operational managers, to continuously improve departmental systems in line with financial best practice as required by the Senior Finance Manager
To be responsible for reviewing and improving the development of local forecasts for monitoring financial and activity systems used by operational managers to ensure consistency, effective reconciliation and financial best practice.
To be responsible for effective joint working with the external partners and other external organisations, to ensure appropriate procedures and processes for setting, monitoring and reviewing the financial arrangements.
To be responsible for the prompt, efficient and accurate provision of all ordering and payment related functions, including the provision of a comprehensive Direct Payments service, in line with performance indicators and contractual requirements, including the identification, monitoring, reporting and recovery of all overpayments
To be responsible for the efficient and timely completion of specific tasks within the annual closing of accounts process, including the preparation and submission of a significant number of grant claims and statistical returns and the on-going maintenance, reconciliation and review of the department’s accounts including the asset register, provisions and grant claims.
To be responsible for the preparation, analysis and provision of accurate financial and management information to be included in statutory returns and reports, in line with statutory requirements and the policies and procedures.
To be responsible for contributing to financial reviews, including the cost effectiveness of services and supporting the lead finance officer role in relation to policies and procedures, in order to achieve value for money.
If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference number.
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