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Location: Brixton, London
Salary: Up to £476.68 per day
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Sam Smith

Schools Finance Manager

Job Description

Barker Ross are recruiting for a Schools Finance Manager in the Brixton area (SW2) on a 4 Months contract based on 35 hours a week Mon - Fri at a rate of £476.68 p/day.

Purpose

Work collaboratively with senior management within the respective service area, providing specialist professional or technical expertise in the interpretation and operational application of finance policy to support local needs to support and influence financial planning, management and operational decision making. Writing and presenting management broad and committee reports.

Job Responsibilities

Accountancy

  • To work routinely with senior management across the organisation (typically up to and including Director level) and elected Members providing specialist professional, technical expertise and reports to support and influence financial planning, management and operational decision making.
  • To manage the preparation, monitoring and reporting of the council's financial records, budgets, accounts and returns to the highest professional standards and facilitate their internal and external scrutiny as appropriate.
  • To manage the preparation, monitoring and reporting of the council's financial records, budgets, accounts and returns to the highest professional standards and facilitate their internal and external scrutiny as appropriate.

Generic

  • Deputise for Head of Service.
  • Promote partnership working at a senior level, leading on the implementation of collaborative and cooperative working arrangements to further the council's objectives.
  • Ensure that financial systems and processes across the council operate in compliance with financial policy and statute and any necessary amendments are designed and implemented promptly in response to framework changes or to any identified exceptions to governance and control standards.
  • To take responsibility for managing and improving the functionality of financial systems, frameworks and processes to ensure data integrity, maintain financial control and allow the effective capture and analysis of financial information to meet user needs.
  • Develop and maintain expert technical financial knowledge within the respective disciplines to support the council's financial operations and strategic financial planning and decision making.

Management

  • Contribute to the setting of priorities for the division as well as specifying the work priorities of own service areas.
  • Manage the timely response to queries from Councillors, Media and other stakeholders in accordance with council procedures.
  • To maintain a risk management strategy and approach.
  • To monitor the team's resources effectively and to maximise opportunities to generate income on behalf of the council.
  • To ensure that all actions comply with the Council's policies on diversity and equal opportunities and health and safety.
  • To undertake other duties which might be reasonably requested from time to time.

If you are interested in the role and would like to learn more about the role, please apply today!

For any other roles which might become available please register with Barker Ross at www.barkerross.co.uk to be contacted directly.

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