Principal Finance Officer

  • Location
    Hampton, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 16.72 - £ 19 / Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Local Authority as a Principal Finance Officer within (Contracts and Leisure)in the area of Richmond & Wandsworth

Start date: ASAP
Hours: 35 hours Mon to Fri (09:00:AM - 05:00:PM)
Salary: £16.72 - £19.00 PAYE
TEMP 3 Months

Job Purpose:

The post will support the management team and budget holders in one or more division(s) in the Directorate on all financial matters including budgets, budget monitoring, value for money, technical issues and management reporting as well as supporting the Head of Finance. There is also an expectation of project work of an ad hoc nature.

The key responsibilities are

1. To provide comprehensive professional financial management services directly and through the management of the staff, and for maintaining, monitoring and controlling the directorate budget.

2. To prepare revenue and capital monthly/quarterly/annual management accounts for a specific number of service areas as allocated.

3. To review Member reports to ensure that finance comments are accurate and provide sufficient detail for members to be able to make key decisions.

4. To provide financial information for statutory and non-statutory returns.

5. To work with budget holders to help them understand their budgets and provide accurate budget monitoring information, providing training as required.

6. To support budget holders in the review of fees and charges, analysis of tenders, investment appraisals and other financial matters.

7. To undertake detailed analysis of income and expenditure profiles and trends to provide projections on a sound basis.

8. To provide information for internal/external audit as required.

Consultant: Sarah Gillan Telephone: 01782 349135

The application process is subject to the successful completion of background and reference checking, including DBS. Adecco Group is an equal opportunities employer If you do not hear from one of our consultants within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance.

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Please apply with your CV to: Saira Lawlor