We are currently recruiting for a permanent full-time Senior Finance Officer post within the Corporate Finance Team of the Finance Hub. The role is primarily responsible for supporting the Finance Manager in the area of medium term financial planning, the setting of the Council’s annual budget and the accounting arrangements relating to the Collection Fund.
Main duties include co-ordinating the budget process; maintaining and updating the medium term financial plan; processing adjustments between service department budgets and keeping departmental cash limits up to date; completing various statutory financial returns; preparation of financial data on a wide variety of topics to deal with queries arising from senior officers and elected members; supporting the Finance Manager with the accounting requirements of the Collection Fund. This is a great opportunity to gain an overview of the Council’s finances and how the budget comes together. The post-holder will also be expected to work flexibly across the team, providing a unique opportunity to acquire valuable experience in all aspects of corporate finance.
The role requires a hardworking, well organised, highly numerate individual, who can work flexibly to provide high quality financial support. Previous experience of working in a financial environment, using computerised financial systems (preferably SAP) and Excel are essential. It would be desirable for applicants to either hold or be actively studying towards an accountancy qualification.
If you are shortlisted for interview you will need to complete a test prior to the interview.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax free bikes for work
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight, 15th July 2019
Interview Date: TBC
All appointments will be made at the bottom point of the salary range.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or Oley.Taal-Gaye@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Tim Finney on 020 8379 3912 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.