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Principal Finance Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority, Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £18 - £19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-324

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    02 Jun 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-05-04

Principal Finance Officer

Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer to join a team within a Local Authority in the London

Purpose
To provide a business focussed, strategic financial advisory and support service to specific directorate divisions, ensuring effective management of resources, proper accountability, control and compliance with corporate standards and statutory obligations.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
·         Ability to implement sound and prompt solutions in the event of real, or potential, reconciliation difficulties in key systems.
·         Aptitude for numeracy.
·         Ability to encourage effective budgetary control and to assist in the identification of corrective strategies to contain expenditure within Budget.
·         Ability to assist to monitor progress against timetables and to implement corrective strategies in the event of slippage or potential problems.
·         Ability to assist in identifying potential changes to systems or processes to improve the timeliness and robustness of the reconciliation process.
·         Good communication skills.
·         Commitment to a scheme of Job Rotation.
·         Self-motivated, and able to demonstrate initiative and commitment.
·         IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite, and skilled in the use of a computerised general ledger system
·         Experience of SAP an advantage

If you would like to apply for this position please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.