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Finance Manager – Pensions and Treasury
Finance Manager – Financial Accounting and VAT
Salary MM2 £45,873.00 - £58,677
Are you an ambitious and exciting Finance Professional seeking a new opportunity?
Enfield Council is one of London’s leading local authorities combining a diverse and modern suburban location with excellent travel links into Central London and neighbouring counties. Consistently putting our residents at the heart of our operations, Enfield sets the benchmark in ensuring we provide best-in-class services to our local community. Our finance department is central in this endeavour. We consolidated our finance functions from across the local authority into a single Finance, Exchequer and Data Hub to promote modern and professional working practices two years ago. This Hub covers four finance teams:
Capital and Projects (Capital/Asset accounting and Projects including the market leading Meridian Water Programme)
Budget Challenge (All services including Children’s and Environments)
More recently we have restructured our Corporate Finance Function and one of the long standing members of our team is shortly taking up a new opportunity. As a result of this restructure, Enfield is now seeking a new Head of Service for Corporate Finance and two Finance Managers leading on Financial Accounting and VAT and Pensions and Treasury.
Key responsibilities for the roles:Finance Manager, Pensions and Treasury
- Production of Treasury Management Strategy and quarterly monitoring and reporting and provision of treasury advice and guidance to senior officers.
Heads up the day to day treasury management operations with oversight of daily dealing and effective cashflow management.
Provision of pensions investment advice and guidance supported by the Council’s external advisors.
Working with the Head of Service and external advisors to ensure the Pension Policy & Investment Committee and Board are fully supported with reports being produced on time and of first class quality.
Production of the Pensions Fund Annual Report including the statutory accounts.
Finance Manager, Financial Accounting and VAT
Production of the authority’s statutory accounts to deadline and free from error.
Will need to work with officers across the Directorate and wider Council to plan and deliver this work, improving the process year on year and reflecting change in reporting standards.
Will need to have a strong working relationship with the authority’s external auditor BDO and also the Chair of the Audit Committee and members of the Committee.
Lead for VAT advice and guidance to the organisation and to work constructively with the transactional team on the VAT submissions.
The successful candidates will be:
CCAB accredited, you will use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to provide leadership to your dedicated team. With proven finance experience working within Local Authorities, you will use your knowledge to liaise and convince influential stakeholders to drive through continuous institutional change.
To apply for this role and if you would like to know more about this role please contact our designated recruitment partner, Penna. Your contact is Matthew Lees:
T: 0203 849 2792
M: 07763 57 95 83
Submit CV and Covering Letter advising which post you are applying for.
Our consultants at Penna will be in touch to arrange a preliminary telephone interview.
Should you pass client sift, you will be invited to complete an online assessment prior to final panel interview.
Closing Date: Sunday 10th March 2019
Please do not apply via the 'apply for this job' link below – you will need to contact Mathew Lees at Penna to apply.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Sunday 10th March 2019