About the role
We are delighted to be working with one of the UK’s largest Police Forces to recruit a Senior Accountant to join their finance department.
Based in Newcastle, this role involves agile working, flexible working hours, and opportunities for flexi-time.
As well as flexible working, there are lots more benefits:
Flexible agile working patterns – potential for fully remote working
Generous holiday entitlements plus bank holidays
Competitive pension scheme
Discounts on shopping and eating out
Extensive paid sick leave
As a qualified Accountant, you will support the planning and management of the force's strategic financial plans. It’ll be a fast-paced role, where you’ll prep, monitor and close the annual capital and revenue budgets.
This role offers you the chance to deliver financial support and advice to a multi-force regional collaboration, accounting for joint operation arrangements as well as supporting the central finance function.
Your key duties will include:
Supporting the timely and accurate preparation, monitoring and closure of the annual capital and revenue budget.
Providing a high standard of financial information to budget holders and providing support and advice on budget management to senior management.
Liaising with Heads of Department and reporting to Chief Officers as appropriate in order to support financial decision-making by senior management.
Manage the welfare, recruitment, appraisal, development and discipline of staff within the finance department, ensuring that learning and development needs are identified, delivered and supported.
Providing financial advice to force management on all financial matters in order to support management decision-making.
Professional Finance Qualification (AAT or above).
Experience working as part of a systems technical team (finance / HR).
Ability to plan effectively and manage tasks.
Demonstrable experience using technical systems.
Able to utilise a range of methods to communicate effectively across a wide range of customers and stakeholders.
If you’re interested in this role, click “Apply Now” and a member of our team will be in touch.