Funding & Treasury Officer – Financial Services

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Funding & Treasury Officer - Financial Services
RUGBY, Warwickshire
Contract / Temporary

Rugby TCL 5234130

Posted: 17th August 2023 09:24
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £17.51 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • RUGBY, Warwickshire,

    CV21 2RR

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Temporary Funding & Treasury Officer - Financial Services

Reference no:  Rugby TCL 5234130

Pay rate: Up to £17.51 per hour PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: RUGBY, Warwickshire

A Funding & Treasury Officer is required to take an active role for accounting and other financial activities relating to Funding and Treasury Management activities, in addition providing support and guidance to the Lead Accountant and Technical and Finance Manager on technical accounting matters. To also assist the Financial Services Team to provide financial advice and assistance on all aspects of financial activity from initial draft budget preparation to the completion of final accounts for audit.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build strong working relationships with external funding advisors, treasury advisors and Collection Fund stakeholders.
  • Support the annual budget setting process, with responsibility for corporate funding and Collection Fund, and production of the medium term financial plan in accordance with legislative requirements and accounting standards.
  • Support the Lead Accountants with the annual Council Tax Setting process including, Parish Precepts, Special Expenses and the Council Tax Resolution.
  • Assist the budget monitoring process, with responsibility for corporate funding and Collection Fund and Treasury Management, producing and presenting Finance and Performance reports for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with and contribute to Committee/Cabinet/Senior Management team reporting. Supporting the review of financial implications, ensuring all information presented to enable informed decisions to be made by the Senior Management team and members.
  • Support the Collection Fund year end accounting of Council Tax & Business Rates and to ensure the transactions of the Collection Fund follow statutory requirements.
  • Assist with the production of the Council’s Financial Statements, Whole of Government Accounts and the external audit.
  • Manage Treasury Management activity including monitoring investments to ensure compliance and adequate rate of return and daily cash management including the bank account.
  • Work with Lead Accountant to ensure VAT treatment is correct and providing guidance to others.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Minimum of AAT qualification (or other equivalent qualification).


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience in Collection Fund Accounting.
  • Competent in the use of a financial management system to produce budget reporting, annual accounts and financial statements in accordance with the CIPFA Accounting Code of Practice.
  • Wide knowledge and at least three years’ experience in a professional finance environment preferably within the public sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and experience in the production of complex calculations and reports for financial purposes.
  • A knowledge of the Treasury Management function preferably in a local authority setting desirable.
  • Knowledge of the application of a Council’s Financial Standing Orders, Contract Standing Orders and Financial Instructions desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience of budget preparation and budget monitoring desirable.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to learn quickly and understand complex issues.
  • Verbal communication skills that include explaining financial concepts to non finance staff.
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan ahead and prioritise own time management and organisational skills.
  • Able to demonstrate written skills to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with key customers.
  • Ability to learn quickly and understand complex issues.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Funding & Treasury Officer - Financial Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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