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Management Accounting Officer

Job Description

Management Accounting Officer
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (6 months initial)
Rate: £350-400 per day umbrella
Start Date: ASAP
*Hybrid Working *

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Public Sector Governing Body in London for a Management Accounting Officer to join the Housing and Land Finance team on a temporary basis. The postholder will work 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. The team of Management Accounting Officers will provide a centre of excellence in maintaining budgetary information and ensuring that transactions are properly and promptly recorded.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing and maintaining accurate financial records for a specified section of the budget.
  • Prepare due diligence reports for Business Partner review and sign off, evaluating the financial standing of 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.
  • Deliver the budget setting process for the organisation.
  • Responsible for a cross-cutting activity which enhances financial information available to the whole team.
  • Provide advice to directorate colleagues about proper accounting process and financial regulations.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant or Part-Qualified with extensive experience
  • Experience of working with a Local Government/Public Sector environment is highly preferred
  • Experience of producing financial reports, variance analysis and financial analysis is essential
  • Knowledge of housing/land/property finance is highly desirable
  • Great communication skills and ability to work professionally and adapt to any team fit.

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.