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Interim Senior Accountant

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A social housing provider in the North of England has an immediate need for an Interim Senior Accountant to join the team for a period of at least 6 months, based in Barnsley. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will support the maintenance of effective financial management and controls, ensuring robust financial planning and promoting quality decision making processes based on sound financial awareness. You'll work with stakeholders across the organisation to provide strategic financial advice, preparing detailed revenue and capital budgets for service provision with budget holders as well as preparing long term financial forecasts for business unit areas. In addition to the commercial aspects of the role, you will also support the preparation of statutory accounts and manage the relationship with external tax advisors and auditors. A key part of the role involves maintaining compliance with professional accounting standards and financial management regulations. The role has been created as a result of a large scale systems implementation project, with the Senior Accountant taking a key business as usual role to support budget holders in managing budgets including provisional of information and advice on budgetary control. To be considered for the opportunity you will need to be a part qualified or fully qualified with experience of preparing and monitoring complex revenue and capital budgets. You'll also need to be able to demonstrate experience of supporting non-financial colleagues with their budget management, as well as having Advanced Excel skills. Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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