Principal Finance Officer

Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Reference: F&G/17/48254
  • Published on: Mon 20/11/2017 14:35 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/12/2017 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: £35,286 - £38,229 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF

Management Accountant / Financial Analyst sought .

The role involves working closely with Children’s Social Care, specifically, the Safeguarding and Family Support service to assist senior finance managers in the overall financial management of the service. Covering the full financial cycle of budget setting, budget monitoring and year end closedown.

Providing advice and making recommendations based on up to date knowledge and analysis / evaluation of information.

Preparing and presenting a full range of reports (both standard and non-standard) covering area of responsibility.

Co-ordinating the monitoring and reporting of financial performance, providing options to managers to assist them achieve a spend to budget position at the end of the financial year.

Excellent Inter-personal skills required as this role involves working closely with the service at all levels of seniority on a daily basis.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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