Management Accountant, Public Sector, Kildare

Accountancy Solutions (Kildare, Ireland) 3 days ago

Our Client a Public Service Body based in Kildare are currently looking to recruit a Management Accountant to join their team on a contract basis.

This role will support the Head of Finance in delivering expert financial advice and decision support for the running of the organisation.

Role will involve:

Financial Performance

  • Play a lead role in engaging on behalf of the  Head of Finance with Service colleagues on all matters of financial performance;
  • Support and develop the provision of financial analysis and commentary in accordance with agreed deadlines.
  • Support the development of the financial reporting framework in the continued implementation of the Pay & Numbers strategy;
  • Work closely with senior colleagues in a number of key performance processes, including Estimates, Service planning & Budget Allocation;
  • Engage effectively with service leads to ensure adequacy of expenditure control and cost containment
  • Financial/governance/compliance aspects of managing the relationship with funded service providers
  • Communicate effectively with all internal/external stakeholders

Financial Control/Compliance

  • Reviewing and sign-off of relevant management accounting and financial accounting information including accruals/prepayments, cost transfers, monthly and ad-hoc reports, cost containment reports, forecasts and cash reports
  • Assist in the Annual Tax Compliance review
  • Implementation of control improvements/audit recommendations with service leads;
  • Provide analysis as required of income and maximising same/minimising write-offs
  • Deliver effectively against any other requirements under controls/compliance as required from time to time by Head of Finance

Service Improvement

  • Play a key role in supporting improvements in financial data management, including  integrity of ERP system data, local databases and other data interfaces, for example with HR and Services KPI;
  • Support the rollout of key system reform processes, including IFMS, CFI, Stabilisation and Finance Reform;
  • Play a key role in the rollout of Community Costing initiatives within the organisation.

Suitable candidates:

  • Be a Member or passed finalist of a recognised or prescribed accountancy body such as ACCA, CPA, ACMA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent
  • Have a demonstrable record of achievement in a financial analysis/reporting role within a large complex organisation, encompassing direct engagement with and influencing of senior decision makers;
  • Be able to display a keen understanding of and ability to use ERP systems and to translate that usage into the production of management information
  • Be highly proficient in using spreadsheets and/or databases to deliver solutions to business challenges
  • Have shown an ability to influence change through effective communication of financial and business information

If you are interested in the above please contact Yvonne Rafter


Management Accountant, Public Sector, Kildare

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