Finance Manager – Treasury & Income Generation
About Barnet Council
Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces and diverse communities all help make it a great place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough, and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better.
As an organisation, our staff are committed to Our Values We Care, We Can Be Trusted, We Work Together, We Value Diversity, We Embrace Change and Innovation which drive everything we do.
We are committed to delivering for our residents by supporting our service areas to make sound financial decisions and utilising our resources in a sustainable way to ensure the high-quality services offered in Barnet can be maintained.
We do this by hiring talented customer focused staff, investing in continuous development and creating a culture that empowers our people. We believe by doing this our staff will ultimately support residents by being sound financial stewards, create value to customers as trusted advisors and lead in continuous improvement within the department and wider Council.
Finance in Barnet is diverse department includes Business Partnering, Exchequer, Treasury and Pensions, Major Projects to name a few.
About the role
This exciting and multi-faceted role requires you to be the professional lead for Treasury Management and Income Generation, provide expertise and high-quality financial services to senior stakeholders, proactively contribute to the achievement of the finance services vision, and contribute towards an innovative, high performance and continuous improvement culture.
The role will manage and develop the council’s Treasury Management Strategy, recommending best practice changes as necessary to the Assistant Director – Investments & Innovation.
The role ensures that the council’s daily cash needs are met, and that borrowing & investment decisions are made that protect the council’s financial sustainability.
The role requires strong communication and negotiation skills to obtain the best outcomes for the borough when building relationships with the financial markets and to ensure senior stakeholders understand the risks and rewards inherent in options and recommendations you make to them.
You will lead by example, modelling and embedding the councils values and behaviours through working collaboratively with peers, service colleagues, partners and stakeholders.
As a Finance Manager you are expected to make a significant contribution towards building a sustainable, highly effective service that delivers exceptional value for its residents through leadership on financial stewardship, insight and innovation.
Barnet Councils Finance Team is a shortlisted finalist for the PF Awards 2021 in the category for Team of the Year Councils.
You will be CCAB qualified, or eligible within 6-12 months to qualify, with evidence of relevant Continuing Professional Development.
You should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in Local Authority Treasury Management or equivalent investment experience.
You should be confident in your ability to deliver value through strong security, liquidity and yield management.
You should understand income generation activities beyond treasury management and how you can support the council to deliver maximised income to support service delivery.
As the council operates under its new principles for work, you will be comfortable operating as part of a hybrid workplace, delivering outcomes for the council and the residents we serve from wherever you work.
You will be a strong proponent of innovation and change, where it is required, and will actively contribute to our high challenge-high support culture to drive continuous improvement, delivering on the councils corporate plan 2021-25.
You are confident in the use of data and insight to drive decision making and you are confident in your communication skillset with a track record of success.
You can see yourself working for a proactive, collaborative team where there are significant opportunities to develop yourself professionally and add value across Finance and beyond through your work on Treasury and Income Generation in a recognised high performing team.
What we offer
How to apply
Click on the apply button on our website where you will find the job listed. Please read through job description and person specification and follow the instructions to apply. If you would like any further information about the role before applying please contact:
Treasury & Income Generation – Ashley Hughes, Assistant Director – Investments and Innovation, firstname.lastname@example.org
If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.
Original source: Indeed