Deputy Head of Finance

London, UK
Competitive salary
02 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
Location: Berol House, Ashley Road, Tottenham N17
Salary: £49,299 - £60,254

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

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To provide a financial support service to the North London Waste Authority through the preparation and monitoring of the Authority's budgets which will include the production of final accounts, regular forecasts and the maintenance and reconciliation of accounts.

In this role you will ensure that accounting systems are reconciled and well maintained, monitor and manage cashflows to ensure that sufficient funding is available at all times, ensure that income and expenditure is accurately reflected in monthly reporting and the statutory accounts as well as advise budget holders and other officers to ensure they have a clear understanding of financial requirements.

You will report to the Head of Finance and have a close working relationship with budget holders.

A CIPFA (or equivalent) qualification is desirable. You will have knowledge and understanding of Local Government statutory financial reporting requirements and financial frameworks.

The right individual will also be an excellent communicator along with good influencing and presentation skills.

Understanding and knowledge of providing service delivery improvements, including financial systems and processes within a financial setting is also required.

This is a great opportunity for the right person. Please refer to the job profile for more information.

About Camden

The post-holder will work for NLWA and be based at NLWA's office in Tottenham Hale, but be employed by London Borough of Camden through whom NLWA staff are employed. 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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Mayor of London's Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London's Good Work Standard . The Mayor's Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

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 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.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 22 October 2020, 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 02 November 2020

Please quote reference: 200000BO

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