Investment Monitoring Officer

London (Greater)
£35,991 - £38,944 per year + excellent benefits
06 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Client: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Job Title: Investment Monitoring Officer

Closing date          19/11/2018

Reference              3464421

Job Type                Permanent

Job Hours              Full-time

Industry                 Accounting

Location                 Greater London, London, Barking & Dagenham

Salary                     £35,991 - £38,944 per year + excellent benefits

Why Choose Us

We are building a new kind of council for Barking & Dagenham. We are investing in the future and modernising our services. We are refocussing on tackling the root cause of need and building resilience in our communities. As London moves eastwards, we are maximising the opportunities of growth and creating a place where everybody benefits and prospers. Our approach is as ambitious and innovative as you will find anywhere. Come to Barking & Dagenham and you will help make it happen.

The Role
You will report to the Capital Accountant and be responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring the capital programme. Working closely with Project Managers you will manage business case appraisals and oversee the monitoring and performance of existing schemes. At year end you will assist with the closure of accounts including capital settlement, capital financing and maintaining the asset register. You will produce regular reports on the status of the 5 year programmes and will analyse key performance data to be shared with all relevant parties. 

Your Profile~
You will have excellent knowledge of capital accounting and are likely to be studying towards being a qualified accountant or be AAT qualified. You may have worked in local government but you could equally come from another area of public services or the private sector. You must have strong excel skills and be used to working with large data sets.

The Benefits

  • Flexible working (including flexi-time, part and term-time working)
  • Up to 30 days annual leave
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Learning and development
  • Season ticket and travel loans
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee support and networking groups
  • Retail, holiday and travel discounts with our Wider Wallet scheme
  • Cycle purchase scheme
  • Credit union membership

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