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Finance Manager

  • Location Enfield
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH134074


  • To agree and price competitively for the provision of an accountancy service to each company, and manage the resources in the team to ensure that the costs of the team are fully recovered through the service level agreements made.
  • The service to be provided will include:
    • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
    • Employing external auditors and managing the annual audit process to successful completion for each company
    • Providing information for the Council's annual audit and assisting in the production of the Council's group accounts
    • Preparing and presenting comprehensive monthly financial reports to the Company Boards
    • Contributing to the production of long term and medium term financial plans
    • Setting and monitoring annual budgets
    • Contributing to the production of annual reports
    • Contributing to the production of quarterly reports to the Council's Stakeholder Sub-Committee
    • Providing high quality financial advice to each Board
    • Providing strategic financial advice
    • Assessing and reporting on the financial implications of any new initiatives proposed by the Boards
    • Setting up, managing and maintaining the accounting ledgers for each company
    • Setting up, managing and maintaining bank accounts, ensuring a positive cashflow
    • Submission of VAT returns
    • Ensuring that invoices are processed and paid on time
    • Ensuring that invoices are raised and income received on time
    • Ensuring that adequate financial regulations, procedures and processes are in place to suit each company's needs
    • Ensuring adherence to financial
      • leading on the financial input to procurement processes
      • Attending team meetings and other meetings as required
    • To review, recruit to, manage and develop the team so that it is commercially-focused, efficient, flexible and fit for purpose as companies develop, new companies are set up or companies change in structure.
    • To actively seek continuous improvement and increased efficiency in the delivery of the service.
    • To liaise with the Council's Executive Director of Finance, Resources and Customer Services and Company Directors, in particular Finance Directors, to ensure a thorough, common understanding of the financial position of each company and to highlight any financial risks that may arise.
    • To act as an interface between the Companies and the Council's Finance Team.
    • To identify innovative solutions to difficult financial problems and to work unsupervised on a wide range of complex financial and service delivery issues requiring lateral thinking and analytical skills.


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