This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.

Divisional Accountant

Divisional Accountant
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)
Rate: £500-550 per day umbrella
Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Divisional Accountant on a temporary basis to join their SEND team within the Children and Adults Finance division.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Divisional Accountant in SEND will be responsible for monitoring and forecasting for all expenditure and income within the SEND service within the Education department

  • Lead on the development and adoption of appropriate and proportionate financial metrics across the Programmes

  • Lead on financial monitoring of the budget recovery plans including working with Budget Recovery Board and external assurance partners to provide financial assurance

  • Continuing development of the council's SAP and other financial information system

  • Deputise for the Senior Finance manager as required

Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant or part-qualified with extensive PQE

  • Experience of working with Childrens/Education/SEND finance within a Local Authority

  • Experience of effective programme delivery in a complex organisational environment with multiple stakeholders

  • Experience of budget monitoring and providing advice to senior members

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.