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Objective: Seek the Position of Management Accountant
SUMMARY: Top notch Management Accountant with more than six years experience in providing specialist financial information, assistance and advice, and supervising and developing Trainee Accountants.
Summary of Qualifications
Thorough understanding of finance and accounting procedures.
Remarkable experience using and developing complex financial management systems.
Huge experience of working to tight deadlines, within a highly pressured change orientated environment.
Proven ability to manage, supervise, motivate and develop staff including setting objectives, carrying out staff appraisals and identifying training needs.
Great ability to work collaboratively with other organizations.
Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
Great ability to express complex and technical issues, both orally and in writing in an easily understood and persuasive manner for a range of audiences.
Deep knowledge of costing and pricing principles and their application.
Excellent skills in analyzing and evaluating complex data and information.
Profound spreadsheet skills (Excel), and excellent general PC skills.
Exceptional ability to use judgment, experience and knowledge to analyze variances and trends.
In-depth ability to concentrate for prolonged periods on complex financial analysis, including occasional periods of intense concentration within a busy open plan office and competing priorities.
Strong ability to initiate, introduce and manage new developments / systems / reports that seek to continually improve the financial management of the organization.
Solid ability to establish credibility and excellent relationships with internal management and staff including finance and non-finance managers.
Excellent ability to establish credibility and good relationships with representatives of external agencies and partners and manage those relations with sensitivity and diplomacy.
Uncommon communication skills and in-dept ability to influence, persuade and negotiate.
National Health Service (NHS), Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Support the Senior Directorate Accountant in providing a full financial management support function to the Directorate, and a financial control function for the corporate finance department.
Provide appropriate, accurate and timely financial information, analysis and specialist advice to the managers, clinicians and other finance colleagues so as to enable them to fulfill their responsibilities.
Ensure an accurate and up to date record of Directorate budgets in all relevant finance systems.
Use financial and other information to develop, maintain and record the procedures and processes involved in the management accounting role.
Liaise with both Trust and external finance and non-finance staff to ensure that transaction data and source documentation (including coding) are sufficient to meet both recognized accounting standards and internal quality standards.
Use specialist knowledge to provide costing and analysis to support service developments and contract monitoring to NHS and other external funding bodies.
Act as the main finance facilitator for the Directorate's establishment control process.
Work with budget holders and senior finance colleagues to identify and support ways to improve income generation across the Trust and to maximize income from current sources.
Work autonomously on a day to day basis within broad objectives as set by the Senior Directorate Accountant.
Provide excellent, professional, customer focused management accounting services and to regularly meet all Directorate budget holders. These include interpreting, analyzing and comparing complex financial and other information and discussing results with managers, which sometimes include contentious and sensitive issues.
National Health Service (NHS), Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Management Accountant Trainee (under supervision)
Produced weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to senior management.
Analyzed variances and exploring potential problems with line managers.
Made appropriate recommendations and advised of the impact on the business.
Prepared cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts and tax returns.
Improved the systems surrounding all aspects of the organization's budgets, forecasts and business planning.
Established and maintained costing models for the organization.
Planned projects exploring potential problems and opportunities, ensuring that resources and staff were available to execute the project.
Carried out any necessary research, analyzed it and concluded on the information.
Provided financial support for the fundraising department, funding applications and reports to funders.
Set up and maintained regional/branch reporting systems.
Budgeted, planned and forecasted for the retail outlets and implemented performance measures for the organization.
Provided financial support for the trading company of the organization.
Education and Professional Training
Masters Degree in Accounting University of New York (2000)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting University of New York (1998)