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Date Added: Sat 18/11/2023

Management Accountant - Public Sector

Holywood, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £36,002 - £37,133 per annum, Inc benefits

Management Accountant - Public Sector  

Staff Officer | £36,002 - £37,133 per annum | 37 hours per week

Flexi-time scheme | Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme

Reed Finance is partnered with an interesting public sector body in Belfast, in the appointment of a full-time & permanent Management Accountant (Staff Officer).

In fulfilling the role, the postholder will undertake the following activities:

  • Preparation and posting of journals
  • Completion of management accounts and meeting with budget holders to review actual income and expenditure against budget
  • Support the Financial Reporting Manager in the provision of financial information for Board Sub Committee meetings
  • Assist in the preparation of the external audit process.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual divisional and corporate budgets
  • Support the Head of Finance & Governance
  • Support the Financial Reporting Manager in the management of the accounting function to ensure the appropriate financial controls and procedures are in place
  • Business Partnering: Develop a close and productive working relationship across all sites and directorates, providing support and guidance to colleagues across the organisation.
  • Establish good working relationships and effective communication with the sponsor department
  • Leadership and Staff Development: Promote team working, communicate clear objectives and performance targets and implement performance review mechanisms in accordance with procedures.
  • Demonstrate an inclusive style of management, which motivates staff, develops commitment, encourages shared ownership of objectives and deliverables, and builds positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Other: Any other duties appropriate to the grade.
  • A full job description and information pack is available upon request

Essential Criteria

  • Successfully completed the professional examinations and be a full, current member of one of the professional bodies (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CAI, CIPFA or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of two years’ practical experience in at least two of the following areas:
  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) | Preparation of management accounts | Management accounting and costing systems/financial performance reporting systems |Preparing, and monitoring organisational budgets
  • Have a minimum of one years’ experience of supervising and motivating staff to achieve objectives
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency using business information tools such as Microsoft Excel or Power BI for data manipulation, analysis, and reporting

Desirable Criteria: Have at least one years’ experience of working for or with a public sector organisation| experience of working for or with a charity | Experience in the preparation of annual accounts for an organisation with a turnover of at least £10m.

For more information on how to apply, please call Laurence Jago at Reed Finance, apply on this page or alternatively you can contact me on LinkedIn.

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