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Finance Compliance Officer
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We are looking for an experienced finance minded person to support a busy Finance Team in the Adult Social Care and Public Health Directorate working across the boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth. This role is key to ensure the Directorate maintains an effective and efficient system of internal controls
The successful candidate will need to work in collaboration with managers, internal audit and other staff to undertake a rolling program of regular testing of key internal controls to:
• Ensure controls are operating as designed and remain fit-for-purpose
• On an ongoing basis test and identify any gaps or weaknesses in controls, assess associated risks and design appropriate controls to address risk
• Maintain documentation on existing controls and update as necessary
Experience in a finance and/ or audit role and delivering accurate work to agreed timescales is essential as well as keeping files and information up to date. Knowledge of MS Office and Social Care services would be desirable
We are currently working flexible, splitting our time in the office and working from home
This role is employed under the Shared Staffing Arrangement between Richmond and Wandsworth Councils his is a unique opportunity to be part of a team who work together in a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across the boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth, working in a high-profile area that aims to be at the forefront in innovation in local government.
At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know.
Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed hours, job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 40 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: 01/10/2023
Shortlisting Date: W/C 2/10/2023
Interview Date: W/C 09/10/2023
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. This campaign is anonymised.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.