Collection Fund Specialist - Local Government
Allen Lane are pleased to be working with a Local Authority to recruit a Collection Fund Specialist to provide their expertise to inform the council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy. The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring the budget setting is accurate for the next year.
As such, key objectives include;
- Translating the NNDR forecasting into budgets within the MTFS, whilst being mindful of the increased NNDR retention due to start in 2020/21
- Council Tax Bad Debt Provision analysis and forecasting
- Detailed NNDR and Council Tax modelling over the medium term to inform the MTFS
This would suit a CCAB qualified accountant with a solid understanding and demonstrable experience of working with Council Tax and NNDR collection and how it is accounted for. Detailed modelling and analytical skills will be required to carry out accurate and complex forecasting. Strong communication skills will be required to develop and maintain working relationships internally and externally with other boroughs.
Candidates who are unable to start until after the summer period will be considered, however applications will be reviewed prior to closing date and as such immediate application is recommended.