Qualified Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 6990590
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Salary: £180 to £250 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: via umbrella company
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Interim Accountancy Recruitment Solutions


Qualified Management Accountant

Our client, a well-respected public sector body in South Wales, is looking for a Management Accountant to come on board on a temporary basis for a 5 month contract initially.

Location: South Wales (home based whilst restrictions in place)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Length of Contract: 5 Months +

Daily Rate: £180 - 250 via Umbrella Company

Day to Day Duties:

  • To lead on group management accounting reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, ensuring management account functions such as monthly reports and forecasts are completed
  • Apply best accounting practices to ensure an accurate representation of financial performance
  • Use persuasion, motivation and negotiation skills to encourage and influence Management and Budget Holders to ensure cost-effective decision making by management
  • Lead the budget setting process ensuring that budgets are reflective of the resources required to deliver services 
  • Provide financial support for complex business cases as appropriate, describing the financial implications of the business case and investment appraisal techniques
  • Use accounting packages to a high standard, thereby ensuring maximum information is available
  • Analyse variances by comparing actual income and expenditure versus budget and/or trend analysis techniques, to take account of the complex interaction between activity and income and expenditure and highlight areas of concern
  • Collate cost pressures and other service changes and ensure cost allocations used by the Team Costing reflect, as far as possible, true costs
  • Working with the Finance Business Partners to understand the impact of activity changes, calculate appropriate marginal costs for planning and monitor purposes
  • Work with the relevant Managers to generate accurate financial forecasts for activity levels, contract income, expenditure and non-contract income. 

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive accountancy experience within the public sector
  • Advanced MS Office skills

To be considered for this position and for further information on this and other roles please send an updated CV to codonnell@venngroup.comor call Cameron O’Donnell or Riley Garnett on 0117 930 8760