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Senior Accountant - Bury

Job Title: Senior Accountant - Bury
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bury
Salary: £20 per hour
REF: PM000603D5
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Accountant – Bury (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £20.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

To provide high quality financial advice and support senior managers and cost centre managers in relation to their financial responsibilities, both revenue and capital.

To support the County Council's financial framework processes by providing service financial information to enable the preparation of medium-term financial plans, annual budgets, monthly budget monitoring and year end closedown.


  • Provision of high quality, consistent financial advice, information and support to Bury Council’s service areas in order to deliver strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring and reporting. 
  • Responsibility and management of operational sub-teams providing finance support and advice across Bury Council in line with the Finance Service offer.
  • Ensure principles of consistency and standardisation are embedded within the delivery of finance service
  • Provision of reporting progress and issues against financial plans including MTFS savings
  • Ensuring appropriate finance support is provided for the impact of current and new relevant legislative requirements
  • Ensuring financial management is carried out in accordance with the financial framework, organisational policies and procedures.
  • Supporting financial cycle processes ensuring timetables are adhered to, finance and service requirements are carried out and deadlines achieved.
  • To ensure the effective escalation of financial risk.
  • Alignment of team resource to priority areas.
  • Ensuring the completion of required service related returns requiring financial information

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 07435336299.