First 12days of the month are spent on preparing and finalising monthly accounts, then its meetings with Budget Managers to discuss the results.
Meetings are also used to discuss plans: like staff cover for areas with high turnover.
The finance team is very open, you can approach anyone to seek help if you have a problem.
Hardest part of the job is usually discussing cost savings plan with managers, especially in areas where they feel they have no spare capacity.
Most enjoyable part is when you come out of a meeting konowing that the manager is able to plan properly because you have been able to give them the required information.
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