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Freelance Accountant Bromley, Kent, UK

Quick assimilator of information, good eye for detail, ability to troubleshoot. Extensive experience preparing reports, communicating, interpreting financial information and statements to all users

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£23.53 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£188.24 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:325429

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Examples include Kent & Medway I was an Analyst, where I worked on data relating to over 300 centres. The role also involved producing reports, providing costing information and assisting in other projects.

At The London Borough of Croydon, I modelled a budget of £187 million, converted the old chart of accounts to the new and worked on the closure of year end.

At Bromley NHS Trust, I conducted a monthly revue of income and expenditure against the budgets of two departments and advised department heads/budget holders on variances. I also attended meetings with the budget holders to advise and guide them on any concerns they had. The reports were clear and easy to understand.

At The Careers Development Group I modelled the budget for 50 centres across the UK, all by myself. The Careers Development Group work with The Jobcentre to provide training for those who have been on Jobseekers Allowance for more than six months.

All my roles have had aspects of data manipulation and analysis. All tasks have been submitted to tight deadlines. I work well on my own and am a good team player. I have also carried out the role of Finance Directors, when they have either left the company or gone away on holiday.

Have also worked on Financial Modelling Projects, where according to the Jobsearch Sites, you need a PHD in Mathematics. Also have the experience of working on Due Diligence of Acquisitions with PWC at Forest Healthcare.

I also have excellent systems skills.

Employment History

(Jun 2009 to Jun 2009)

Project Accountant


• Created, analysed and produced graphs on performance, unavailablility and service fee deductions from private fund initiative contracts for the board of directors
• Calculated patronage to be reclaimed from the running of Nottingham Trams
• Prepared budgets
• Consolidated corporate calenders

(Mar 2009 to Apr 2009)

Financial Analyst

Turnham Green

• Analysed, reconciled and corrected financial information for the board of directors
• Assisted auditors

(Jan 2009 to Mar 2009)

Financial Analyst

Kings Hill

• Collected and analyzed reference costing information to submit to the Department of Health
• Analysed income – made sure contracts had been coded to the correct places, worked on budgets & invoicing, submitted & analysed income on time at month end.
• Commissioning – analysed value of contracts
• Assisted in compiled information for the board report – reported on income & expenditure
• Assisted in the preparation of other national/SHA returns – this includes analyzing data under the relevant headings such as balance sheet items, staffing, impairments, capital & others if required
• Assisted in providing senior project reports & adhoc reports for anyone who required it
• Assisted in producing accounts under IFRS
• Analysed data and produced relevant information

(Feb 2008 to Jun 2008)

Principle Accountant


• Modelled a budget of £187 million within the housing directorate. Co-ordinated and controlled all financial modelling data, including all relevant supporting data and information. Liaised with the finance manager and principal accountant to ascertain underlying data assumptions, metrics and other cost drivers. Maintained and controlled records and other documentation in accordance with modern financial modelling standards. Undertook quality reviews, testing and audit of financial models as required.
• Looked after capital accounts of assets & properties worth £2.2 billion
• Systems implementation – involved converting and integrating the old chart of accounts to new under IFRS, then uploaded this onto Oracle. Also required creating new codes, using v-lookups to map data, use of formulas to extract and analyse data and calculate costs.
• Pursued and supported the directorate and council’s programme of modernisation
• Supported the principal advisor (finance director) on issues that related to the specialist functional area, in particular risk, internal audit and the internal control environment
• Managed strategically and lead the provision of high quality cost effective services in accordance with best value and customer focussed strategies
• Ensued the provision of services within an equalities framework
• Supported and committed to the development and implementation of corporate strategies and policies
• Provided professional advice to the director, CEO, management board and council on all matters of policy relating to the provision of services contained within the overall objectives of the business unit and ensured the delivery timely advice, information and reports to the council and relevant committees and panels.
• Championed and continuously improved the council’s risk management strategy
• Supported the activities of the audit panel
• Ensured the council was able to produce and sign off a robust statement of internal controls, as required by the accounting code of practice
• Various adhoc tasks and projects when required
• Took responsibility for specific projects as allocated from time to time
• Also provided adhoc financial analyses, briefings and reports as required.
• The chart of accounts was changed three times throughout the year. So had to reconcile the two old balance sheets and then had to convert it to new
• Carried out tasks according to corporate finance’s closedown schedule
• Produced working papers for corporate finance, so there is backup information as to how the year end figures were calculated
• Concluded final balance sheet and income and expenditure figures
• Worked on best value performance
• Calculation of bad debts
• Calculated fixed assets for housing stock
• Year end audit trail work
• Year end duties, which included the finalising of accounts
• Various analytical work around the ledger system

Professional Qualifications

CIMA Foundation, Qualified by Experience


(Sep 1992 to Jul 1995)

Havering College of Further & Higher Education

BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance
RSA Text Processing Theory and Applications – Distinction
RSA Core Text Processing Skills – Distinction

(Sep 1987 to Jul 1992)

Langdon Secondary

Five GCSE’s grades A-C in English, Maths, French, Integrated Science and Art and Design.

Hobbies & Interests

Reading, playing the piano, taking the dog out for walks, pet rabbits, listening to and downloading music, playing games on the computer and Nintendo Game Cube and Advanced, ‘surfing the net’, travelling, going out with friends. I also like improving on my general knowledge.

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignment)

  • Internal Auditors: Internal Auditors Two internal auditors required for 2-3 months in Canary Wharf London *** Must have Financial Services experience *** Generous daily rate. Immediate start Please apply to or call 0845 371 0722

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