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Accountant- Pensions and Treasury

  • Location:

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £195 per day + £195/day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ426299_1623244962

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Accountant- Pensions and Treasury
£195/day

JOB PURPOSE
To provide a business focussed, strategic financial advisory and support
service to specific directorate services, ensuring effective management of
resources, proper accountability, control and compliance with corporate
standards and statutory obligations
GENERIC PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
* To provide senior managers and partner organisations with financial and
performance data and advice including identifying opportunities for
growth and income generation by using the Council's financial systems
and advising on these matters. This will include:
* Providing independent analysis and interpretation of financial and
performance data, to allow decisions to be made following consideration
of financial resource and control implications
* Co-ordinating the monitoring and reporting financial performance against
capital and revenue budgets, providing options to managers to assist
them achieve a spend to budget position at the end of the financial year
* Lead special investigations, service reviews and research projects to
ensure that inefficiencies, irregularities and budget variances are
investigated and reported, whilst identifying and implementing
opportunities to improve service delivery and performance
* Identify and assess strategic and financial risks associated with issues
relating to a defined area of responsibility.
* Develop and produce option appraisals and financial modelling.
* Review business cases for new initiatives to ensure decisions are made
with consideration of resource implications.
* Assisting in short, medium and long term financial planning by coordinating the work of the Service area.
* To research, analysis, interpret and evaluate financial and other business
related information to support service reviews, ensuring senior managers
are provided with robust information to make informed decisions.
* To assist senior finance manager in the overall financial management of
the Council's finances by:
* ensuring compliance with statutory provisions relating to Council
Services