Are you a finance professional looking to work for a positive and innovative government organisation? Do you want to work for a progressive organisation whose purpose is to better people's lives? Can you put your own stamp on financial accounting and utilise your exceptional communication skills to ensure the direction of finance is seen as a vital resource? This Financial Accountant role joins a valued government organisation based in Manchester whose vision is to improve the lives of people nationwide. This is a newly created role and could be your opportunity to join a supportive, growing organisation who advocate for a positive working environment. You will be reporting directly into the Head of Finance with this role being pivotal within the finance team. The responsibilities of the role include: Assisting on the preparation of the annual report to ensure the precision of the accounts in accordance with compliance Being a visible finance resource and build vital internal relationships across multiple departments ensuring finance is a noticeable resource within the organisation Production and analysis of integral reports for senior stakeholders to make strategic decisions across the business Supporting in the delivery of financial strategy across the organisation and ensure the exceptional quality of financial planning The successful candidate will: Be a fully qualified or finalist accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) Possess the ability to ensure the reconciliation of accounts are accurate and ensure this information is reported effectively to senior stakeholders Have a sound understanding of the broader responsibilities throughout a financial department possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders If this is a position that you would be interested in, please apply at your earliest convenience as applications are being reviewed daily and this role may be filled before the closing date.