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Management Accounting Manager

Job Description

Management Accounting Manager
Location: Oxfordshire
Contract: Temporary (6 months initial)
Rate: £575 per day umbrella/ltd
Start Date: ASAP
*Fully Remote Working*

Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Oxfordshire for a Management Accounting Manager on a fully remote basis. The post holder will be responsible for budget monitoring, budget preparation , project management and system implementation and capital project appraisals.

Main Responsibilities
This post reports to the Council's Head of Finance and Section 151 Officer and has line and professional management responsibility for a team of up to 12 staff providing strategic financial advice to budget holders and project managers across the organisation. The post holder will lead the coordination of the Medium Term Financial Plan and Business Plan as well as the in-year financial monitoring of them.

The post will also be responsible for project managing the implementation of the Service's plans to introduce new software to enable budget holders to have greater control and ownership of their budgets. In addition it will be responsible for providing timely; quality financial advice to Members and the Corporate Management Team and deputising for the Head of Finance as required.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with extensive PQE
  • Experience in Local Authority finance with experience of budget monitoring and Medium Term Financial Planning
  • Effective management skills with experience of leading a medium-sized team
  • Excellent analytical skills with a track record of delivering customer-focused financial services within a Local Authority environment

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.