The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is the organisation through which the Mayor of London exercises his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner for London and is led by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. MOPAC undertakes a broad range of statutory duties and works closely with the Mayor of London, Deputy Mayor and Metropolitan Police Service to deliver the priorities that will create safer London communities.
MOPAC are looking to recruit a Financial Analyst to work with a variety of stakeholders within MOPAC and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to ensure effective financial oversight of the MPS. As well supporting statutory oversight this work will contribute towards improving trust and confidence in London policing. A part- or fully-qualified CCAB or AAT you will be expected to foster good working relationships, providing scrutiny and challenge of decisions in support of the Police and Crime Plan. You will also contribute to the MOPAC change programme and support continuous improvement of functions and services. We are looking for motivated, conscientious team players who want to make their mark in a progressive organisation.
We are looking for someone to:
- Provide a professional, high quality and responsive finance service that supports and promotes efficient and effective service delivery in line with the MOPAC objectives and priorities and those of the Chief Finance Officer and the Police and Crime Plan.
- Assist with oversight of MPS financial activities, including the medium-term financial plan, Capital Strategy and budget development, maintaining version control, collating tables, tracking all changes and briefing Strategic Accountants and senior managers.
- Promote sound financial management and control, and practices that comply with the MOPAC Constitution and all relevant legislation and government guidance in support of the Chief Officer’s requirements.
- Coordinate and manage production of the quarterly monitoring report, collating and QA of input from across MOPAC and the MPS, challenging as appropriate and providing appropriate briefing.
Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC?
Read our interviews with Havana Wellings-Longmore (Community Engagement Officer).
You can also find out more about MOPAC by visiting our website.
If you have a question about this role please contact Craig James, Craig.James@mopac.london.gov.uk If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process please contact a member of the HR team via email on HR@mopac.london.gov.uk
Political Restriction; under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) all members of staff of MOPAC will be politically restricted without the right to apply for an exemption.
Security Vetting Clearance
The successful candidates will be expected to undergo the necessary security vetting which may take around 8 weeks to be completed. Applicants will also need to have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years.
Reward and Benefits
In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 32.5 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, civil service pension scheme and flexible working arrangements.
Applying for the role
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Where are we based?
Over the coming months we are moving to a hybrid working model with office hubs at Union Street (near London Bridge) and Newlands Park (postcode SE26). Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found here
Application closing date: Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 23:59 GMT.
Interview date: provisionally w/c 22 November 2021.
London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.