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Finance Officer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£39,604.00 to £45,411.00
Closing date
19 May 2024

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About the role
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime 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.

Working for MOPAC’s Finance Service
MOPAC is looking to strengthen its finance service. A career at MOPAC enables you to work with key stakeholders across the organisation and use your professional and technical skills in making sure we achieve value for money and have strong financial management processes in place.

We are looking for a committed individual who will support the Deputy Chief Finance Officer and Head of Financial Management in maintaining financial reporting systems for the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) budget. You will be an important member of the finance team and will provide support in relation to all account related activities, ensuring timely and accurate processing in accordance with MOPAC guidelines and best practice. If you are looking for an opportunity that gives you access and experience in all key elements of a modern-day finance function, then this is the role for you.

Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC?
You can also find out more about MOPAC by visiting our website.

If you have a question about this role please contact Vicky Venables or Jo Worster via email at or

Applying for the Role
Candidates wishing to apply must upload their CV, accordingly, complete their personal profile and answer the supporting questions. Please ensure your answers clearly address the essential criteria and competency framework outlined in the attached job description.

MOPAC operates a blind recruitment process; therefore, please do not write any identifiable information (such as your name, pronouns or any personal information) within your supporting question answers or introductory statement.

If you require any reasonable adjustments or assistance submitting your application, please email

Political Restriction

Political Restriction: under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011), all MOPAC staff members 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 eight weeks to complete. Applicants must  possess the legal right to work in the UK and have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years.

Reward and Benefits
In addition to an excellent salary and civil service pension with 28.97% employer contribution, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 32.5 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan and flexible working arrangements.

Where are we based 
We have moved to a hybrid working model with office hubs at Union Street (near London Bridge) and Newlands Park (postcode SE26). On average, staff  will work 1-2 days a week from an Office Hub, which may differ depending on the role requirements.

Got a query on the recruitment process?
If you have a question about the recruitment process, please get in touch with a member of the HR team via email at

We are a disability-confident employer. MOPAC guarantees an interview to any applicant that declares that they have a disability, providing they meet the minimum standards for the job role. These standards are defined in the job description and will often be listed as essential or desirable skills.

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.

Application closing date: Sunday, 19 May 2024 - 23:59.
Interview date: weeks commencing 3 June and 10 June 2024.


The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is part of the most radical programme of change in policing in the last 50 years.  MOPAC is the official body overseeing the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). MOPAC’s important mission is to hold the MPS to account, challenge service delivery and value for money, and ensure London’s public service agencies work closely together and with communities.

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