Pro Finance

Interim Financial Accountant

Pro Finance
England, London
£350.00 - £450 per day
30 Jul 2019
29 Aug 2019
Matt Davidson
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

Interim Financial Accountant £350 - £450 per day (IR35) 3 months +

For a Governmental department, we're recruiting a Financial Accountant for up to 3 months. Reporting to the Director of Resources, the interim Financial Accountant will oversee balance sheet reconciliations, monthly cash-flow returns and the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) submission. The Interim Financial Accountant will also support statutory functions including preparation of the annual financial statements and statutory accounts, submissions to HM Treasury, Cabinet Office as well as ensuring a compliant Accounts Operations (payables and receivables) function.

What you'll be doing:
  • Manage the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) submission
  • Manage the monthly cash flow return to HM Treasury
  • Lead balance sheet reconciliations
  • Financial Reporting and Governance - Manage the annual report preparation
  • Manage the team to ensure complete and accurate financial accounting
  • Monthly review of MI and reconciliation of financial accounting / reporting
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow management return and Government Accounts returns to HM Treasury and Cabinet Office
  • Financial Oversight - Lead relationship with NAO for accounting queries and internal control management
  • Developing and embedding robust financial control environment
  • Management of Accounting Operations - Manage team to ensure accurate payment of invoices, raising of POs
  • Manage processing of invoices and income in line with KPIs
  • Oversee implementation of new PO system, embedding and integrating with systems
  • Oversee monthly reconciliations across payment categories
  • Lead relationship for the bank accounts. Management of GBS and UK/offshore banking
  • Work closely with management accounting and information team / Sun Team

What you'll offer us:
  • Qualified Accountant with a proven track record in Government accounting
  • Proven track record of WGA submissions
  • Experience of HMT budgeting / planning including Spending Review
  • Experience working with Sun Systems and Infor BI
  • Expert understanding of accounting standards, financial controls, audit
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Ideally knowledge and experience of working with a Government Regulator

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