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Contract, Full Time
Somerset
Posted 1 week ago

Job Category :Financial – Senior Posts

Location :County Hall, Somerset Council

Hours Per Week : 37.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 09:00

End Time : 17:30

Salary: £39.53

The Head of Strategic Finance is responsible for providing high-quality financial, strategic accounting advice to major services within the Council. They are responsible for the financial health of Somerset Council, working closely with the Service Director Finance & Procurement   to ensure the development of the financial strategy, assessing investments, and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.

Leads and co-ordinates the Council’s key financial processes of Budget Setting, and Budget Monitoring for both revenue and capital funding and spend. Lead the Council’s Tax Setting and managing the Collection Fund.

Undertake strategic and tactical financial analysis, modelling, and evaluation to support leaders with data-driven decision making. Ensuring the Council meets its saving targets and other financial aims and objectives.

Leads and co-ordinates the Council’s key financial processes of Budget Setting, and Budget Monitoring for both revenue and capital funding and spend. Lead the Council’s Tax Setting and managing the Collection Fund.

Responsible for Somerset Pension fund and the Council’s Treasury Management activities around investments and debt management. The fund’s investment will be managed to achieve a return that will ensure solvency of the fund and provide long term cost efficiency and effectively manages risk 

Responsible for the Council’s capital programme, including the Council’s investment portfolio and Council owned or part owned investment companies. Work closely with the capital team to lead the improvement of the budget setting process, and monitoring of the programme.  Make authoritative recommendations that have a significant impact on the business over the short and long term. Recommendations could be technical or professional in nature. 

Lead the development and implementation of strategy for an important area of responsibility within a function, anticipating complex issues, challenges, and opportunities, whilst ensuring integration with wider functional strategy.

This position is to cover 3 months long term absence.

Qualification/Knowledge/Experience/Skills

Qualifications

•          Be a fully qualified Accountant (CCAB or equivalent) and with significant post qualification experience of working in complex organisations. Essential

•          Evidence of work related continuing professional development. Essential

Skills

•          Applies expertise to act as the Council’s ambassador for developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.

•          Uses expertise to act as the lead on planning, organising, prioritising, and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.

•          As part of the Finance Management Team leads on analysing data trends for use in reports to guide decision making.

•          As part of the Finance Management Team leads on developing, monitoring, interpreting, and understanding policies and procedures, making sure they match council strategies and objectives.

•          As part of the Finance Management Team leads on interpreting and applying knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies.

•          Has extensive knowledge of local government finance including detailed knowledge of local government funding and pensions. 

•          A proven track record of making significant positive impact through system and process improvements. 

•          Evidence of dealing with governance.

•          Evidence of working with and influencing stakeholders and partners.

Experience 

•          Experience level enables post holder to provide leadership to others regarding work related systems, processes, and challenges. 

•          Experienced in strategic management and leadership across company functions directing substantial resources over long-time frames.

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Contract, Full Time
London, Southwark
Posted 1 week ago

Job Category : Financial

Location : 160 Tooley Street, Southwark Council

Hours Per Week : 36.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 09:00

End Time : 17:00

Salary: £34.87

To be the principal operational and strategic lead responsible for managing and delivering Transactional Finance Services for the Council, with budget responsibility of circa £3 million per annum.

To lead on modernisation of Transactional Finance that delivers both transformation of the service and meets the strategic channel shift required by the ‘digital first’ corporate strategy.

To ensure accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking functions are managed to perform effectively and efficiently within the Transactional Finance, meeting the needs of both internal and external customers.

To be responsible for the operational administration, management and development of:

•          The councils SAP accounts payables and SAP accounts receivables functions and services, and payables functions relating to adult social care through Mosaic

•          The councils SAP master data and user management functions and services.

To have responsibility for managing the Council’s sundry debt programme and management of payments of SAP AR invoices totalling £620m in year.

Responsibilities

1. Drive the implementation and further development of Transactional Finance, particularly

those relating to transactional processing activities with the aim of seeking areas of

further operational efficiency across the Council.

2. Ensuring achievement of performance targets and quality of service provision from

accounts payables and accounts receivables (processing) team, credit control and SAP

management (control) team, banking team and all related contractors.

3. Supporting the delivery of effective and efficient services with a view to delivering

improved value for money in the future.

4. Improving customer relationships both internally and externally through improved service

delivery.

5. Provision of expert analysis and advice on accounts payable, accounts receivables and

SAP operational functions.

6. Providing high quality information and appropriate financial advice to budget holders and

senior officers.

7. Promoting the principles of centralised shared services to support the achievement of

the Council’s service objectives.

8. Promoting, applying and supporting effective financial control across financial business

processes both within and outside the Transactional Finance.

9. Supervision of staff within own teams and other staff or contractors as required.

10. Ensuring the integrity and control of AP / AR / Banking functions in accordance with and

in support of audit processes and recommendations by centralising accountability.

11. Ensuring the integrity and control of SAP master data and other SAP support functions

in accordance with and in support of audit processes and recommendations by

centralising accountability.

12. Ensuring financial control of all Exchequer systems and interfaces into the financial

accounting modules of SAP through regular reconciliation and reporting of issues.

13. Ensuring financial control of all income and banking management systems and

processes interfacing into the financial accounting modules of SAP and AIM, including

providing expert advice on the governance around income collection, payment systems

and income management systems and aspects related to income management across

the Council.

14. Developing further automation of the various service areas across Transactional

Finance, including the use of robotics and artificial intelligence.

Knowledge, including educational qualifications:

Relevant degree or MAAT or CCAB qualification and / or work

experience of at least equivalent level. 

Knowledge of relevant aspects of local government finance

including local authority accounting and financial administration 

Knowledge of issues affecting local government finance and

proposed changes in key financial or other regulations,

particularly in so far as they relate to the key roles of the post.

Extensive knowledge of change management and service development

techniques, preferably gained in a Local Government environment. 

Experience:

Experience in all relevant management competencies per the

schedule below 

Extensive recent experience of Local Government Services of

which a significant period at a senior level 

Experience of the following:

– Financial planning

– Provision of financial information to inform effective

decision making including ensuring the effective

maintenance of financial records to support this

– Financial monitoring, forecasting and reporting

– Financial administration

– Staff management

Experience of change management, implementing major change in a

significant organisation.

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Job Category : Financial Location : 160 Tooley Street, Southwark Council Hours Per Week : 36.00 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time : 09:00 End Time : 17:00 Salary: £34.87 To be the principa…


Job Category : Financial – Senior Posts
Location : County Hall, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:30
Salary: £39.53

The Head of Strategic Finance is responsible for providing high-quality financial, strategic accounting advice to major services within the Council. They are responsible for the financial health of Somerset Council, working closely with the Service Director Finance & Procurement to ensure the development of the financial strategy, assessing investments, and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.

Leads and co-ordinates the Council’s key financial processes of Budget Setting, and Budget Monitoring for both revenue and capital funding and spend. Lead the Council’s Tax Setting and managing the Collection Fund.

Undertake strategic and tactical financial analysis, modelling, and evaluation to support leaders with data-driven decision making. Ensuring the Council meets its saving targets and other financial aims and objectives.

Leads and co-ordinates the Council’s key financial processes of Budget Setting, and Budget Monitoring for both revenue and capital funding and spend. Lead the Council’s Tax Setting and managing the Collection Fund.

Responsible for Somerset Pension fund and the Council’s Treasury Management activities around investments and debt management. The fund’s investment will be managed to achieve a return that will ensure solvency of the fund and provide long term cost efficiency and effectively manages risk

Responsible for the Council’s capital programme, including the Council’s investment portfolio and Council owned or part owned investment companies. Work closely with the capital team to lead the improvement of the budget setting process, and monitoring of the programme. Make authoritative recommendations that have a significant impact on the business over the short and long term. Recommendations could be technical or professional in nature.

Lead the development and implementation of strategy for an important area of responsibility within a function, anticipating complex issues, challenges, and opportunities, whilst ensuring integration with wider functional strategy.

This position is to cover 3 months long term absence.

Qualifications
Be a fully qualified Accountant (CCAB or equivalent) and with significant post qualification experience of working in complex organisations. Essential
Evidence of work related continuing professional development. Essential

Skills
Applies expertise to act as the Council’s ambassador for developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.
Uses expertise to act as the lead on planning, organising, prioritising, and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.
As part of the Finance Management Team leads on analysing data trends for use in reports to guide decision making.
As part of the Finance Management Team leads on developing, monitoring, interpreting, and understanding policies and procedures, making sure they match council strategies and objectives.
As part of the Finance Management Team leads on interpreting and applying knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies.
Has extensive knowledge of local government finance including detailed knowledge of local government funding and pensions.
A proven track record of making significant positive impact through system and process improvements.
Evidence of dealing with governance.
Evidence of working with and influencing stakeholders and partners.

Experience
Experience level enables post holder to provide leadership to others regarding work related systems, processes, and challenges.
Experienced in strategic management and leadership across company functions directing substantial resources over long-time frames.

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London, Southwark
Posted 1 month ago


Job Category : Financial
Location : 160 Tooley Street, Southwark Council
Hours Per Week : 36.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £19.11

This role is to support the implementation of an new ERP, working on the P2P project .
Candidate to have experience using MS Office, current SAP Accounts Payable module, raising POs, GRN etc, knowledge of the accounts payable process,
Would need to run procurement reports, download into Excel and create monitors for the project work.
So some project work experience is necessary.
Responsibilities

  1. Operate the automated payment processes across the accounts payable function.
  2. Process invoice payment requests and GRNs for all invoices which require manual
    payment to agreed timescales.
  3. Ensure that all invoices are paid against correct purchase orders, which have been
    created and approved.
  4. Process bulk uploads of invoice payments as required using appropriate software.
  5. Identify and prevent duplicate payments and undertake due diligence of payments made,
    ensuring that the purchase to pay process is enforced.
  6. Work with Council departments to communicate the correct accounts payable processes
    and procedures.
  7. Process direct bank payments, cheque receipting and VAT categorisation.

Knowledge, including educational qualifications:
A good level of general education or a relevant finance qualification or relevant experience at an appropriate level
Knowledge of public sector finance including Local Authority accounting
Understanding of purchase to pay procedures and compliance

Experience:
Use of the Councils core finance system
Processing of purchase orders and invoice payments

Aptitudes, Skills & Competencies:
Working as a team member to meet deadlines and achieve objectives
Input and maintain accurate and timely information regarding purchase orders, invoices and payments
Communicating effectively to internal and external stakeholders
Ability to gain knowledge and learn new skills
Excellent customer focussed approach to delivery

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Job Category : Financial
Location : Lincoln County Offices (Newland), Lincolnshire County Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date :Immediate start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 16:30
Salary: £13.02

Financial Services provides a comprehensive range of financial accounting, business partnering, working capital and client financial management services.
• Work as part of a team of people at the front door of Financial Services receiving communications from both internal and external customers.
• Attend the team meeting every month. Contribute to the agenda providing updates and/or changes in areas of responsibility.
• Contribute ideas to the development of the training programme to ensure training needs and/or knowledge gaps are filled.
• Provide professional, high-quality financial support and advice for the specific areas of Bank Reconciliation and VAT functions. For Bank Reconciliation this could include day to day identification and posting of cashbook items by journal for reconciliation, daily submission of Bank Statements into the General Ledger and Monthly reporting of Bank Reconciliation positions and updating of records and procedure notes as and when necessary. For VAT this could include, pre-submission VAT compliance checks to ensure that VAT has been accounted for correctly, VAT only invoice validation tasks, processing journals for VAT adjustments and updating procedure notes as and when necessary.
• To provide financial information to team members to support delivery of the statutory requirement regarding the annual closure of accounts the provision of financial information required to complete the working papers supporting notes to the statement of accounts.
• To assist with obtaining information to enable FOI requests to be answered in an accurate & timely manner.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Preferably AAT membership, or working towards it.
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of principles of financial
management, accounting principles and practice.
• Detailed knowledge of Financial Strategy, financial regulations, financial
procedures, schemes of authorisation and their rationale within the
control framework
• Good communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with
officers, external auditors and partners, including funding bodies and
government departments and agencies, so as to secure their confidence
and respect.
• Good ICT skills, including corporate finance systems (e.g. Agresso) and
Excel.

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Contract, Full Time
Nottingham
Posted 2 months ago


Job Category : Financial
Location : Nottingham Community Housing Association
Hours Per Week : 35.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £17.00

3 month contract,
hybrid working (3 days a week expected in the office)
Main responsibilities
Administer and maintain a key section of the finance systems such as central recharging services.

Provide training/support to internal stakeholders thereon as required.

Ensure completeness of records through control accounts, storage systems and reconciliations.

Ensure timely and technically correct processing of transactions including corrective action on queries/unallocated items as appropriate.

Draft reports/information thereon as required.

Contribute to the development and maintenance of the effective administration of the operational area.

Assist in the preparation of a range of monthly and annual accounts, returns, budgets/plans, including projections as appropriate; liaising with External Audit as required

Develop and co-ordinate the manual & electronic filing systems required for a central service; ensuring records are accurate and up to date at all times in relation to the defined area of operation.

Knowledge
Part qualified CIMA/ACCA and/or degree holder in Accountancy/Finance

Skills and experience
Demonstrable experience in a finance role

Demonstrable knowledge and/or experience of accounting & budgetary systems

Experience of working in a performance-oriented environment

Demonstrable ability to use high level functionality of MS spreadsheets, databases, computerised accounts packages and other related applications to retrieve and manipulate complex data

High level of numeracy and literacy

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Job Category : Finance
Category : Permanent Recruitment
Location : 222 Upper Street, London Borough of Islington
Start Date : Immediate start
Base Salary : £62,457.00
Top Point Salary : £70,401.00
Salary £62-70k
Please ensure that both a cover letter and CV are uploaded with candidate submissions

  • Leading the Capital Finance Business Partnering team, managing a team of 3/4 employees.
  • Working with services to develop business cases for large scale capital projects with a commercial mindset.
  • Leading on financial modelling and investment/option appraisals for major projects for both revenue and capital.
  • Leading on budget setting, monitoring and closing of Capital projects.
  • Act as a key financial advisor providing strategic support and input on investments and projects.
  • Supporting contract management and contract negotiations.
  • Driving efficiency and value for money across the council.

We do offer hybrid working, with there being a mandatory requirement of one day per week in the office (we are flexible to a point that if someone lives far away then they could do two days in the office in the same week every fortnight- we’ve found that works out better for some)

Qualifications
Full member of CCAB, (preferably CIPFA), CFA, or ACT with significant post qualification

  1. Evidence of significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    Experience
    Strategic management experience, including translating organisational drivers into strategic objectives, longer term plans, new ways of working and specific outcomes, for a service in a large public sector organisation (preferably local government)
  2. Experience in persuading stakeholders to work together, encouraging an organisational focus on the needs of the community
  3. Experience preparing business cases for investment decisions including the ability to apply options appraisals and evaluation techniques
  4. Experience of working effectively in an area with competing demands and tight time-scales.
  5. Evidence of successful resources management in a multi-disciplinary environment, business planning, quality and performance management including formulating budgets

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Job Category : FinanceCategory : Permanent RecruitmentLocation : 222 Upper Street, London Borough of IslingtonStart Date : Immediate startBase Salary : £62,457.00Top Point Salary : £70,401.00Salary …

Full Time, Permanent
Islington
Posted 4 months ago


Job Category : Finance
Category : Permanent Recruitment
Location : London Borough of Islington
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Closing Date :29/04/2024
Base Salary : £62,457.00

Key responsibilities
Strategic Advisory
Inform a strategic vision for the future development of the service that enables the council to meet its future challenges, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
Contribute towards the development and implementation of the council’s financial strategy, fundamentally ensuring sustainability both in-year and over the medium term.
Work closely with all stakeholders to ensure best use of limited financial resources, providing the strategic financial advice, insight, intelligence and support needed.
Continually review, update and report on financial risks and opportunities, advising how the risks can be mitigated and the opportunities exploited.
Proactively identify trends and changes in the operating environment (e.g., legislation, technology, policy, etc.) that could financially impact service delivery; provide advice and collaborate on potential solutions.

Financial Management
Draw on knowledge of council services and the related financial complexities, to ensure the provision of systems and procedures that enable effective budgetary control; ensure that variations and emerging financial pressures are drawn to the attention of budget managers, with options and plans for their resolution.
Advise Assistant Directors and Strategic Finance Managers on funding, financial management and accounting requirements.
Promote a culture which empowers budget holders and supports the delivery of value for money services and knowledge of key cost drivers.
Prepare and present informative, high-quality reports to senior stakeholders that aid in informed service and corporate decision making.
Advise on investment and funding strategies including investment risk and performance.
Ensure members of the team, directors and budget holders receive the financial management training required to be effective in their roles, including awareness of Financial Regulations and financial approval requirements prior to taking decisions.
Financial Reporting
Prepare and present complex and diverse informative, high-quality reports to members and other senior stakeholders that inform service and corporate consequence action decision making.
Ensure statutory and other returns are submitted accurately and on a timely basis. Prior to submission ensure senior management sign-off and produce an appropriate supporting paper setting out the approach to development of the return.
Monitor and control the monthly financial reporting process ensuring forecasts are accurately included on the system or promptly escalating relevant issues backed up with appropriate analysis.

Qualifications
Essential
1 Full member of CCAB (preferably CIPFA), CIMA, CFA, or ACT with significant post qualification experience
2 Evidence of significant relevant continuing professional
development

Experience
Essential
3 Strategic management experience, including translating organisational drivers into strategic objectives, longer term plans, new ways of working and specific outcomes, for a service in a large public sector organisation (preferably local government)
4 Experience in persuading stakeholders to work together, encouraging an organisational focus on the needs of the community
5 Experience preparing business cases for investment decisions including the ability to apply options appraisals and evaluation techniques
6 Experience of working effectively in an area with competing demands and tight timescales
7 Evidence of successful resources management in a multidisciplinary environment, business planning, quality and performance management including formulating budgets and financial models, resolution of conflicting priorities, applying rigorous planning challenge and appropriate control procedures

Skills
Essential
8 Strong interpersonal and communication and presentation skills, with proven ability to communicate complex and diverse information effectively to a wide range of audiences both horizontally and vertically, financial and non-financial
9 Able to lead, inspire and motivate a range of employees and generate a positive working environment
10 Ability to analyse information objectively, considering the facts and differing perspectives to reach a sound, logical conclusion
11 Sound managerial skills with a track record of developing individuals and working in high performing teams
12 Ability to work effectively in a political environment and establish positive relationships with councillors, senior managers, staff, external partners and interest groups in a way that establishes confidence, credibility and trust
13 Ability to establish, develop and maintain effective relationships within organisations and externally with partner organisations
14 Well-developed IT skills (MS Office suite, financial systems, data Visualisation tools (e.g.,Power BI)

Additional requirements – PO9:
15 Experience of providing financial advice on major Council projects
16 Extensive experience of closing accounts in a large organisation

Special requirements of the post
Essential
17 This post is subject to the council’s policy on pecuniary and personal interest
18 This post is designated as politically restricted

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Contract, Full Time
Isle Of Wight
Posted 6 months ago

Job Category : Finance

Location : Isle of Wight Council

Hours Per Week : 37.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 09:00

End Time : 17:30

Salary: £19.00

Up to 37 hours per week is available.

This role is virtual only and equipment will be forwarded.

We are seeking a Payroll Officer with experience of the following:

Previous Experience working in a Payroll Team.

Experience of Payroll SAP is highly desirable.

Experience of using Microsoft Systems including Microsoft Outlook.

A sound understanding of HMRC Legislation.

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Contract, Full Time
Lewisham
Posted 6 months ago


Job Category : Financial
Location : Laurence House – Fifth Floor, Lewisham Council
Hours Per Week : 35.00
Start Date :Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £19.05

Main Purpose of the job:

To provide an effective people focused income collection service to maximise income and minimise rent arrears of Lewisham Council residents.
Summary of Responsibilities and Personal Duties:
• Effectively and proactively, manage a case load of rent accounts, ensuring rental income is maximised whilst supporting residents to sustain their tenancies.
• Engage proactively with residents, over the phone, visiting them at home or conducting office interviews.
• Support residents to maximise their income by providing advice and assistance to ensure they are not financially excluded.
• Represent Lewisham Council in possession proceedings at County Courts.
• Keep accurate records in relation to arrears recovery action, complete documentation for legal cases and prepare reports to progress arrears cases in line with relevant Lewisham Council policies and procedures.
• Ensure all documentation and arrears actions are completed to timescales and are in line with the standards detailed in the income recovery policies and procedures.
• To attend evictions as and when required, completing an inventory of goods and arranging for removals and storage of goods.
• Work with external stakeholders such as Housing Benefit, DWP, Social Services and Housing Options to resolve issues and prevent rent arrears.
• Work with internal colleagues to resolve issues such as disrepair, succession or abandonment of property and prevent rent arrears.
• Ensure individual performance targets on a range of income collection and customer service standards are met and work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure team targets are met.
• Provide training and induction for staff and work placements on operational processes and practices.
• Maintain excellent customer service in all areas of work.
• Take responsibility for own learning and development.
• Comply with all Lewisham Council policies, including contractual standing orders, financial regulations and all HR policies and procedures including Health & Safety and Equality & Diversity.

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Contract, Full Time
Lincolnshire
Posted 9 months ago

Job Category : Financial

Location : Lincoln County Offices (Newland)

Hours Per Week : 37.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 08:30

End Time : 16:30

Salary: £14.75

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic individual who would like to join us as a Senior Finance Technician on a one- year fixed term contract within our Technical Team, which is part of Lincolnshire County Council’s Financial Services Team. This role may lead to a permanent role for the right person.

We are looking for someone who is preferably AAT qualified, has a good understanding of financial and accounting processes, how these are represented in financial IT systems, and has experience of working with a major ERP system.

The role sits within a small Systems Governance team and will focus on supporting the Finance Team Manager to identify improvements and changes to all Council IT systems which interact with the Council’s finance function, to ensure that these systems are maintained and developed to work effectively and within a sound financial governance framework. This is not a systems development role per se, but instead will require working with the Council’s Corporate Systems team as well as external systems suppliers who have responsibility for systems development.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES, TASKS & DUTIES

The specific accountabilities of this role will be flexible and will change to meet

the needs of the organisation as required but will include (or be equivalent in

nature to) those listed below:

i To assist in ensuring that there is effective strategic financial planning

and financial management in relation to all revenue and capital budgets.

To assist in the coordination and delivery of financial planning for all

revenue and capital budgets.

ii. Providing financial support and advice in support of a specified area of

the Council, including in relation to:

Budget setting

iii. Identification and costing of budget pressures for future years, through

liaising with Budget Holders, Senior Managers and the Head of Finance.

Budget monitoring

iv. Advising Budget Holders and Senior Managers on the monitoring of

budgets.

v. Overseeing the financial support arrangements and highlighting

any weaknesses regarding maintenance of accounts.

vi. Assessing the effectiveness of budget monitoring arrangements.

Financial Reporting

vii Reviewing and challenging Budget Holder outturn projections ensuring,

in particular, that budgets are realistic, resources have been allocated

promptly and outturn projections look reasonable in relation to spending

to date.

viii Advising Budget Holders and Senior Managers on the overall financial

position and key issues.

ix Assisting with the development of systems to help improve the accuracy

of outturn projections, particularly for large, more volatile and high risk

budgets.

x Assisting with the provision of supplementary reports for high risk areas.

Liaising with the Finance Managers, Heads of Finance and Serco re key

concerns.

Efficiency savings

xi Identification of potential areas for delivery of future efficiency savings.

Assisting Senior Managers and Budget Holders with the development of

plans for delivery of efficiency savings and providing advice thereto.

xii Monitoring the delivery of efficiency savings throughout the year and

reporting therein.

Value for money

xiii Assisting Senior Managers with the evaluation of the value for money

provided by services.

xiv Analysing national and local data to assess value for money.

xv Working with Senior Managers and Budget holders to develop

strategies for improving value for money.

xvi Monitoring delivery of those plans and reporting thereon.

Performance

xvii Working with Senior Managers, Budget Holders and the performance

teams to assess performance, highlight opportunities and

help develop plans for improvement, if necessary through re-alignment

of resources.

xviii Advising on maximising performance within financial constraints.

Pension Fund

xix Ensure financial and administrative procedures are adhered to by both

the Pension Fund Custodian and Administrator.

Provide back and middle office support to the Investment Manager in

respect of the Pension Fund’s In House UK Equity Portfolio.

Liaise with the Pension Fund’s Fund Managers to ensure their valuation

and performance figures are correct.

Monthly balancing and reconciliation of the Pension Fund Investments.

Ensure the required financial data is submitted to Government bodies

within the set timescale.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• AAT membership as a minimum and significant relevant financial

experience.

• Detailed knowledge and understanding of principles of financial

management, accounting principles and practice.

• Detailed knowledge of Financial Strategy, financial regulations, financial

procedures, schemes of authorisation and their rationale within the

control framework

• Good Communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with

officers, external auditors and partners, including funding bodies and

government departments and agencies, so as to secure their confidence

and respect.

• Good ICT skills, including corporate finance systems (e.g. Agresso) and

Financial Modelling and Excel.

• Good staff management skills to over see the work of other Senior

Finance Technicians and Finance Technicians.

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Contract, Full Time
Hillingdon, London
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category : Financial (Specialist)

Location : London Borough of Hillingdon

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 09:00

End Time:17:00

Salary: £136.15 Per Day

Financial Systems Support for new Oracle Cloud Implementation, liaise with Internal and External ICT support to ensure Data migration is accurate and reconciled.

11.       JOB PURPOSE

1.         To support the Senior Service Manager – Corporate Finance and Principal Accountants in providing budget monitoring and budget development advice and guidance to accountants across the council.

2.         To maintain and develop financial models for all aspects of financial planning and to assist with analysis of the Council’s main Funding – including Local Government Finance Settlements, CSR implications, and all future funding streams including retention of NNDR.

3.         To support the annual budget production process for the council.

4.         To support the monthly budget monitoring process.

5.         To assist with the accounting for the Collection Fund.

12.       MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.         To support the Principal Accountant to undertake an annual budget review exercises to develop the next financial year’s budget, and to inform the medium term financial planning strategy.

2.         To assist with detailed technical analysis of funding announcements and changes and maintain financial models to assess their impact on the Council’s overall funding, developing models further as required.

3.         To support the production of the annual revenue budget for the authority in conjunction with service areas, including the statutory requirement for setting council tax and the production of all require reports for CMT and members

4.         To take responsibility as directed for specific aspects of accounting for the Collection Fund.  Assist with modelling of the council tax base, monitoring and impact of CTB localisation, retention of NNDR, New Homes Bonus and any other related legislation

5.         To assist with the analysis of the impact on Council Tax levels of spending plans, including comparisons against other authorities, as required.

6.         To support the monitoring of the receipt and use of all grant income to ensure correct recognition and use, and maintain processes for all corporate levy income and expenditure. 

7.         To maintain the budget virement monitor and assist in the monthly production of control totals for budget monitoring and to support the collation of the monthly revenue monitoring report as required.

8.         To prepare financial statistical returns as directed by the Principal Accountant.

9.         Be fully conversant with the Council’s General Ledger and Financial Information systems, and be able to assist other members of the Group in accessing and interpreting this information.

10.       To maintain an up to date working knowledge of the Authority’s Creditor, Payroll and Income systems, in order to be able to resolve queries.

11.       To assist with and respond to any investigations and reports of the Internal Audit Section and External Audit, as required.

12.       Any other duties commensurate with the work and grading of the post as directed by the Principal Accountant.

QUALIFICATIONS

SO2

3 GCSE passes including Maths & English; or vocational equivalent.

AAT fully qualified or equivalent and / or experience requirements as set out below

POA

Passed first year of a full professional CCAB accounting qualification and / or experience requirements as set out below.

 EXPERIENCE

2 years local government finance experience

Experience of using based financial systems within a large complex organisation.

 KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Ability to effectively utilise IT packages, including Microsoft software spreadsheets and word processing packages.

Sound understanding of accounting principles and practices and the financial issues affecting local authorities.

Good working knowledge of a General Ledger package.

Proven analytical skills and ability to present financial information clearly.

Strong organisational and time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines.

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Contract, Full Time
South Gloucestershire, South West England
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category: Financial
Location: Badminton Road Council Offices, South Gloucestershire Council
Hours Per Week: 37.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £16.60

We are looking for two finance officers to process invoice payments in the commissioning service, and resolve queries with care providers and from the billing team.
The invoices pay for care and support delivered by care agencies, and the billing team invoice people in receipt of care where they have been assessed as able to make a financial contribution towards the care received.
Existing knowledge of paying invoices via Mosaic and/or CM2000 would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

Occasional requirement to work in the offices at Badminton Road, Yate.

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Contract, Full Time
South Gloucestershire, South West England
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category: Financial
Location: Badminton Road Council Offices, South Gloucestershire Council
Hours Per Week: 37.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £13.17

We are looking for an Assistant Finance Officer to assist with processing invoice payments in the commissioning service, and resolve queries from the billing team.
The invoices pay for care and support delivered by care agencies, and the billing team invoice people in receipt of care where they have been assessed as able to make a financial contribution towards the care received.
Existing knowledge of paying invoices via Mosaic and/or CM2000 would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

Please note candidates may be required to come into the offices at Badminton Road to work.

Skills:
• Relevant knowledge and experience of working in an organisation that delivers a range of financial and data processing services, including using a wide range of systems for paying and raising invoices and using electronic systems.
• Ability to analyse and evaluate standard information from a range of sources in order to inform judgements and make decisions.
• Well developed organisational skills, and ability to set and work to tight deadlines and to prioritise workload in a dynamic environment.

Qualifications:
• A minimum of three GCSEs (including English Language and Maths), or equivalent or a relevant equivalent vocational qualification, or able to demonstrate equivalent level.

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Contract, Full Time
South East London, Southwark
Posted 11 months ago

Job Category: Financial
Location: 160 Tooley Street, Southwark Council
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £26.04

Education Directorate. Mainly service budget monitoring / management accounting.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The main purpose of your job will be to provide financial and management accounting support to the Education and Schools Division within Southwark Council. It will involve responsibilities such as providing financial and budgetary advice to budget holders, monthly forecasting, compiling of monthly financial reports, involvement in closing the accounts, updating the budget for the service area you support and might involve managing staff.

Knowledge, including educational qualifications:
• Qualified Accountant (CCAB) or Part qualified with relevant CPD
• Detailed, up-to-date knowledge of all relevant aspects of Local Government finance including Local Authority accounting, the finance of LG and financial administration
• IT literate, especially on financial management systems (ideally SAP), strong Excel skills

Experience:
• Previous experience with exposure to either Adults’ Social Care, Children’s Social Care, Education (Schools) or Pensions and Investments
• Detailed experience of the following:

  • Financial Governance
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Financial Monitoring & Forecasting
  • Financial Reporting

Aptitude:
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Able to establish good working relations with staff from across the organisation and from other organisations.
• Able to communicate in plain English to different audiences

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Haringey, North London
Posted 11 months ago

Job Category : Interims

Location : ALEXANDRA HOUSE, London Borough of Haringey

Hours Per Week : 36.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time :09:00

End Time :17:30

Salary: £199.46 Per Day

Must have local government experience 

Working knowledge of adults or children’s social care.

Experience of SAP and social care finance systems such as Controcc or Mosaic would be useful.

Should be self-starter

Should have good interpersonal skills to work with budget holders

Initially 3 months pending finance structure review

will consider hybrid working but initially 2/3 days in office, will be more flexible once confidence is gained in delivering role outcomes.

Financial Planning

  • To provide support to managers or budget holders to help identify savings or improvements, which may include the modelling of savings and growth proposals for inclusion in the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Budget Monitoring/Financial Reporting 

  • To ensure that budget holders are equipped with the appropriate skills enabling them to demonstrate financial ownership for all aspects of their service.
  • To promote budget holder housekeeping of budgets recorded on the general ledger, presenting them in the way that best reflects expected activity levels and the need for completing statistical returns.
  • Ensure that material issues are identified, and financial risks are reported.
  • To produce timely, accurate information for statutory returns, grant claims, taxation returns, relevant FOI requests and other requests for financial information.
  • To review the Council’s financial balances, transactions or budget monitoring including reviews of timeliness and quality of forecasts entered by budget holders.  

Closure of Accounts

  • To ensure budget holders are aware of the closure timetable and protocols to follow to ensure that the appropriate year-end adjustments (Accurals, etc) are actioned.
  • To prepare disclosure notes and working papers associated with the Councils statutory Statement of Accounts.
  • To satisfactorily respond to complex internal and external audit queries and recommendations in line with the Council’s current audit protocol 

Other

  • Participate in all council staff management and development processes including appraisals, my conversation, finance forum etc.
  • To undertake training and development in order to fulfil the requirements of the role

Additional Duties for PO3 

  • To represent the section in the absence of the Principal Accountant.
  • To provide support to budget holders in undertaking more complex financial modelling.
  • To support service areas with higher risk or more volatile budgets, or service areas with complex legislative requirements surrounding expenditure, income and financial reporting.
  • To independently complete more complex closure of accounts work such as preparing working papers and liaising with external audit as necessary.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

•          Educated to A level or equivalent and a minimum of GCSE level Mathematics.

•          AAT or part qualification or working towards membership of appropriate professional body by examination and/or evidence of continuing professional development (CPD).

•          Excellent communication and analytical skills including giving presentations.  

•          Ability to work with high level internal and external stakeholders.

•          Ability to exercise initiative and good judgement in delivering service and Council aims and objectives

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Contract, Full Time
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England
Posted 12 months ago

Job Category: Finance
Location: Central, Liverpool City Council
Hours Per Week: 35.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:30
Salary: £12.71

We are looking for a Finance Officer in Central Accounts Receivable for a minimum period of six months. The post offers agile working with a minimum of two days in the office which is based in Cunard Building.
This is Monday to Friday and hours will be discussed further.
Top rate £14.71 gross pay.
Hybrid working.

We are looking for:
Previous experience of working accurately within procedures and deadlines in a financial environment.
Accounts Receivable knowledge of micro-computing software packages, enquiry packages.
Finance experience within a large organisation.

Job Purpose:
• To assist the Finance Manager Central AR & Payments to control and develop the operation of the Council’s corporate debtors (Accounts Receivable) systems to provide a speedy, efficient and cost-effective service to customers.

Main Areas of Responsibility:
• To assist in the operation and future development of the Council’s corporate debtors (Accounts Receivable) systems.
• To create, monitor and processing of customers, income and cancelations.
• To maintain close liaison with service users with a view to continuous improvement of systems and customer satisfaction whilst achieving value for Budget and Financial Responsibility:
• Being fully accountable for managing the council’s resources well and complying with statutory requirements. This includes managing time, avoiding unnecessary waste, reuse and recycle resources to reduce personal impact.
• Monitor financial transactions investigate account variances and deliver within budget.
• Reconcile and control daily income.
• Monitor financial performance, update the financial system.

Qualifications and Training:
• Accounts Receivable knowledge of micro-computing software packages, enquiry packages  
• Finance experience within a large organisation.

Experience:
Essential:
• Previous experience of working accurately within procedures and deadlines in a financial environment.
• Previous experience of providing advice upon those procedures.
• Experience of working in a team & helping that team meet shared targets.
• Experience of dealing with the public.

Desirable:
• Experience of implementation of financial management/administration systems and procedures and provision of training to other officers
• Previous experience of providing advice upon those procedures
• Previous experience of providing financial advice to budget holders
• Experience of Local Government Finance and ability to adapt to future developments
• Experience of working in a team & helping that team meet shared targets

Skills/Abilities:
Essential:
• Numerate. Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and to react to changing work priorities*
• Ability to work accurately within strict deadlines.
• Ability to manage change.
• Ability to manage own workload.

Desirable:
• Ability to communicate effectively with budget holders and to communicate complex financial issues to managers with a non finance background.
• Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment representing the finance function and with minimum levels of supervision.

Commitment:
Essential:
• An understanding of and a personal commitment to the Vision and Values of Liverpool City Council and the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

Desirable:
• An understanding of and a personal commitment to the Vision and Values of Liverpool City Council.

Other:
• Ability to work under pressure and to react to changing work priorities.
• Ability to work accurately within strict deadlines.
• Awareness of customer care issues.

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South Gloucestershire, South West England
Posted 12 months ago

Job Category: Financial
Location: Badminton Road Council Offices, South Gloucestershire Council
Hours Per Week: 37.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £18.81

We are looking for a person who can immediately start picking up and clearing claims backlog, with the main focus on liability claims.

Hybrid Working – mainly working from home, with the odd occasion of coming to Badminton Road, Yate (ie collection of IT equipment)

About The Role: 
Reporting to the Insurance Manager, the post holder will help develop and maintain a comprehensive professional service to the Council, Members and other associated bodies in order to protect their assets and liabilities by way of Risk Management and Insurance.
They will ensure that claims are investigated, submitted and settled on the most beneficial terms for the council and promote the concept of Risk Management throughout the Council.

The Post Holder Will:
• Provide support to and deputise for the Insurance & Risk Manager where required;
• Manage a portfolio of, chiefly, Employers Liability & Public Liability claims from inception through to completion including assessing liability & quantum and reviewing medical records;
• Work closely with solicitors, loss adjusters, investigators and internal colleagues, to ensure correct decisions reached within timescales;
• Supervise two team members, providing support, training and overseeing their workload as required;
• Regular liaison with the Council’s Health & Safety Team;
• Providing feedback and advice on managing risks within the Council;
• Preparing reports on claims, insurance & risk matters;
• Managing the School Journeys and TP Hirers Liability covers;
• Participation in the review, identification and definition of the assets and liabilities of the Council to ensure a cost effective programme of Risk Management and Insurance.
• Arranging insurance cover when appropriate.
• Responding to enquiries and advising on matters concerning risk and insurance.
• Maintain and monitor an efficient and effective filing system.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  1. Significant experience within an organisation, delivering similar services.
  2. You will have a relevant professional or equivalent degree level qualification or you will have equivalent relevant experience.
  3. You will demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of contributing to developing processes, procedures and/or projects
  4. You will have well-developed interpersonal skills for persuading, influencing and be able to build relationships and communicate effectively with customers.
  5. You will have good literacy and report writing skills.
  6. You will be able to understand and interpret complex data and provide solutions and recommendations to achieve appropriate outcomes.
  7. You will have good analytical, numeracy and reasoning skills.
  8. You will be able to work flexibly, cope with competing demands through good time management and work under pressure.
  9. You will have the ability to monitor and or report on budgets budgets/financial information/resources.
  10. You will have a good level of general IT skills and the ability to use appropriate specialist in-house software packages.
  11. If relevant: you will be able to assist in the management and develop a team.
  12. Able to demonstrate the Council’s values and behaviours.

Person Specification:
Essential:
• Proven, sound experience in EL/PL claims handling with a good understanding & knowledge of Personal Injury Litigation including the Pre-Action Protocol and current CPR rules. KSE2
• Clear, fluent and concise written and oral communication skills are essential in order to ensure a professional approach to members of the public and commercial organisations with whom contact is constantly made. KSE4 KSE5
• IT literate preferably with experience in using a Claims Data Base, Reporting Systems and Word KSE10
• Ability to form conclusions and valid opinions from the analysis of evidence, demonstrating awareness and creative thinking about the needs and problems of the situation in hand seeking appropriate assistance where necessary; KSE5/6/9
• Total commitment to providing the best service through regular review and monitoring; KSE3
• Ability to maintain a high standard of work whilst working to strict deadlines; KSE6
• Exemplify the Council’s values and behaviours.

Desirable:
• An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute or working towards the qualification. KSE 2
• Educated to ‘A’ Level standard or equivalent, together with experience of insurance gained in local authorities or the insurance market. KSE1
• An understanding and experience of the working of Local Government or other public services. KSE2

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Contract, Full Time
East London, Hackney
Posted 12 months ago

Job Category: Finance – Unqualified
Location: Hackney Service Centre, Hackney Council
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £18.76

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
 
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and the workforce can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
 
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
• To carry out the financial assessments of service users receiving chargeable care services to determine their ability to contribute towards the cost of their care.
• To carry out the administrative and financial routines in order to collect care charging income for the Council including; Mosaic upload, billing, statements, dunning, debt chasing, customer account enquiries, reconciliation, refunds, service suspensions, terminations and adjustments.
 
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
• Knowledge and experience of accounting procedures in local authority or equivalent.
• Knowledge and experience of accounts receivable.
• A general knowledge of the Adult Social Care and Care Charging Policy.
• Experience of using Databases & MYOFFICE (Outlook, Word, Excel, E-Docs etc) in the work environment on a daily basis to a competent standard and speed.
• Experience and knowledge of operating financial administrative systems e.g CedAR.
• Experience of effectively communicating financial matters to customers and providing excellent customer services.
• To have knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity issues and experience of delivering user sensitive services to the adult social care client groups.
 
 
ABILITY AND SKILLS:
• Use, analyse and interpret financial and non-financial information.
• Reconcile complex manual/computerised accounts to strict deadlines.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to provide a responsive financial support/advisory within the department.
• Determine priorities and work on own initiative.
• Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of financial and administrative systems.
• Work collaboratively with operational staff and managers and to assist them in the effective discharge of finance responsibilities.
• Work effectively in a team.
• Communicate effectively with the adult social care clients or their financial representatives.

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Job Category : Administration
Location : County Hall North, West Sussex County Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:30
Pay – Grade 6 – £12.02 Per Hour

Location – Chichester
Working arrangements – Mix of home and office – 1 day in the office and 4 days from home ( candidates can choose to spend more time in office if wish ) There may occasionally be ad hoc additional meetings requiring colleagues to come into the office.

Job description :
We are committed to ensuring continuous improvement in the quality of care for our customers and our expectations of the health and social care market which deliver those services are high. Working as part of a team this role will play a key part in delivering that commitment, working in partnership with customers, Providers, other departments in WSCC and external organisations.
The key purpose of this team will be:

  1. To be responsible for the provider monitoring cycle with initially a primary focus on domiciliary care providers
  2. Support and assist with responses to provider concerns/failure with a focus on improvement and development in quality. This may include other types of contracted providers (e.g. residential care providers).
  3. Support development of clear processes and responsibilities enabling effective coordination and response to performance related information within AS Operations, Safeguarding and Contract colleagues in the H&SC Commissioning teams. Supported by Team Manager and the broader team, you will identify performance issues, agree performance improvement plans and use your knowledge of the contracts performance framework to improve the quality of delivery for customers.
    This will include both onsite and desktop performance checks as part of the monitoring cycle. In addition this will require close working relationships with your colleagues in Adult Services Operations, Health and Social Care Commissioning and Contracts teams and Adults Safeguarding. The Provider Monitoring & Support team will have a countywide remit and some travelling will be required. This team will form part of the Adults Social Care Quality and Improvement team.

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