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Assistant Finance Manager (LGPS Finance)

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3771
  • Published: Fri 07/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 29/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Assistant Finance Manager (LGPS Finance) Advert

£51,093 - £54,129

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Finance Manager (AFM), who is seeking a fresh challenge or a candidate with relevant experience looking to progress to the next stage of their career. The role will be specifically supporting the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Finance sub group of the Newham Finance Service but given the generic nature of this role there will be opportunities to work in all areas of the service over time.   

Newham is a vibrant inner-city borough with excellent transport links to the rest of London and South-East England, including Kent, Essex, Surrey and Middlesex. Proud to be home to one of the youngest and most diverse cultures across the country; 72% of the borough's population are from black, asian, minority ethnic communities, contributing to 220 languages being spoken in the area.

The AFM will play a key role in improving financial management & control, and accountability across the organisation, and enable effective proactive financial planning. There are a number of AFMs, all focussed on ensuring finance and organisational transformation is delivered efficiently and effectively, at speed. 

We are looking for innovative individual who can lead by example and help build a sustainable, highly effective, service that delivers exceptional Finance support for the Pensions Committee and the £1,8bn Fund.    

The Job Description includes details of the role’s purpose and responsibilities. Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • Ability to interpret financial data/information, apply logic and judgement
  • Direct line management of up to 4 FTEs (currently 1 FTE made up of two job shares)
  • Maintain and close the LGPS Pension Fund Accounts in line with corporate deadlines 
  • Good communication influencing and presentation skills
  • Support the wider aspects of the closure of accounts process ensuring relevant guidance and legislation are adhered to
  • Undertaking the impact assessment of complex reports, policies and procedures; and
  • Full member of CCAB (preferably CIPFA) or part qualified (AAT equivalent with relevant experience in the sector). 

Closing date 28/6/24

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/6978/assistant-finance-manager-jd

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3771
  • Published: Fri 07/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 29/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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