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Management Accounting Officer

Job Description

Management Accounting Officer
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (6 months initial)
Rate: £600-625 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government
*Hybrid Working - 2 days per week*

Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Large Public Sector Organisation in London for two Management Accounting Officers on a temporary basis. The Management Accounting Officers will ensure the accuracy of recording and reporting of spend and budgets, working in a team of Management Accounting Officers, led by a Management Accounting Team Leader, to provide operational technical support to the team of Business Partners who will face the business directly.

Main Responsibilities

  • Producing and maintaining accurate financial records for a specified section of the budget enabling the team to become a centre of excellence
  • Prepare due diligence reports for Business Partner review and sign off, evaluating the financial standing grant and contract partners
  • Prepare monthly financial forecasts based on analysis, constructive thinking, and evaluative judgement.
  • Ensuring that budgets and actuals are properly, accurately and promptly recorded and reported
  • Undertake reconciliations of budget areas to ensure that budgets are accurate,
  • Enable the strategic Business Partnering model through provision of operational technical support to the team
  • Produce, review and analyse financial information to support directorate decision-making

Candidate Criteria

  • AAT/CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with up-to-date CPD
  • Experience of maintaining accurate financial records and financial forecasting
  • Experience of budget recording and reporting through an ERP system such as SAP or Oracle
  • Experience within Local Government/Public Sector preferred
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

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.