Camden Council currently have an exciting opportunity within their Corporate Finance Department for an experienced accountant to initially join their treasury team, with future opportunities to work within various finance functions.
In the Treasury Accountant position you will be responsible for all treasury management transactions. This includes investments of £275m and debt of £325m.
You will be in daily contact with brokers, banks and advisers in the City of London and will be the Council's main dealer transacting tens of millions of pounds daily.
Other duties will include responsibility for final accounts and reporting to senior officers and Committee.
Please see attached document for duties of a Level 2 Accountant.
-Passed 2nd year of CCAB (CIPFA diploma level or equivalent).
-Strong understanding of the local government framework and the environment it operates within.
-High level of numeric literacy and the ability to interpret and formulate complex or inconsistent data, make financial projections and recommendations.
-Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills communicating effectively on technical issues and detailed financial analysis with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
-In-depth knowledge of professional accounting policies, standards and practices as they apply to local government.
-You will have an interest in all areas of accountancy and a passion for learning the wider roles within the team including the Pension Fund.
Camden Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Camden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply for this job" link. As part of the application form you will be asked to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the 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.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9th May @ 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 24/25th May
Please quote reference: LBC1959
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