CCAB Management Accountant, you will be responsible for the delivery of all aspects of operational financial management within your functional area.

You will build strong relationships with internal and external partners and be able to competently influence, contribute and challenge, at a broad range of senior management forums to ensure financial forecasts and future budget plans are based on robust financial information. You will be a qualified professional with strong technical and systems knowledge to actively contribute and influence the decision-making process in relation to medium term planning.

Role requirements

Responsible for the preparation, quality assurance, detailed analytics and trend analysis in the development of financial forecasts and future budget plans for services across the financial cycle ensuring they reflect operational and strategic objectives Leads, manages and motivates a finance team to deliver high quality financial information, analysis and provide constructive challenge to support budget holders.

Understand customer needs and provide a greatly valued service. Ensure timely and accurate information and advice is in accordance with Financial Regulations and all accounting standards to ensure the effective management of budgets and future budget planning by all budget holders.

Maintain a high standard of technical information to ensure your team by working closely with the Chief Accountant throughout the financial cycle in particular the closure of accounts. Work collaboratively with the Financial Systems & Processes Manager to support the Finance Hub arrangements and identify and develop system and process improvements to ensure the finance function delivers high quality outputs and information. Maintain a high level of service/function understanding across a function to be able to constructively challenge and influence internal and external partners. Advise on the development of cost drivers, the preparation of relevant and accurate financial models, estimates and forecasts to enable the function to highlight opportunities as well as the potential risks.