Location: Dennis Geffen Annexe, N1C 4DG
Salary: £44,612 - £51,751
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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We are seeking an innovative, highly skilled individual to provide expert advice on Treasury and Pensions issues. You will support the Head of Treasury and Financial Services, developing strategies to ensure our Treasury and Pension Fund functions are fit for purpose and implementing the latest thinking to continually improve services and drive our outcomes-based budgeting approach to deliver the best use of resources for the people of Camden.
You’ll oversee the operational issues aligned to Treasury and Pension Fund functions and ensure these are efficient, effective, and in-line with professional, legislative, and Council requirements. You will also write and present committee reports to inform strategic solutions and manage a small team to ensure the service meets key deliverables in-line with Senior Officer and Member requirements.
Alongside this, you will build effective and productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels across the Council including Members and Senior Directors as well as externally with Fund managers, advisers and other professionals, and empower your team to set aspirational objectives, flexibly managing critical services for the Council.
To be considered for this role you must be fully CIPFA (or equivalent) qualified and demonstrate your ability to build excellent relationships, effectively managing and engaging relevant officers with financial governance.
You will have expert Knowledge of Treasury and Pensions work including all accounting requirements of the Pension Fund and Treasury accounts, relevant CIPFA Codes of Practice and detailed knowledge of Treasury/ Pensions operations and strategy. You will possess the very best verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain detailed information in a clear and accessible manner to a number of officers and members which is key to the role, as you will be regularly coordinating, drafting and completing Pension Fund and Treasury committee reports.
You will have strong influencing skills, with a good understanding of local government finance and financial techniques such as investment management, monitoring, financial reporting and options appraisal.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing dates for applications: Sunday 30th September 2018, 23:59
Online OPQ and verbal reasoning assessment: To be confirmed
Interviews to be held: To be confirmed
Please quote reference: 180000TF
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:
15th October, 19th November, 17th December (TBC)