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Financial Operations Supervisor

Financial Operations Supervisor

Salary: £31,198 per annum

Based in Gravesend, Kent

We are seeking a motivated Financial Operations Supervisor to join our busy Finance department on a full time basis. The role will be to supervise the Accounts Receivable and Payable functions and coordinate the provision of secure, accurate and timely financial information to support the Financial Operations Manager.

The role requires high standards of communication skills both verbal and written. Good attention to detail and the ability to manage your priorities and meet deadlines is also imperative.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the training of Finance staff. Conducting individual performance and development reviews for the Charges & Credit Control team of 5 and Accounts Payable team of 2.
  • Co-ordinating banking services for all entities including the overnight or longer term investment of group surplus funds.
  • Timely production of monthly PLA VAT returns (including partial exemption calculations).
  • Maintaining the insurance portfolio for all entities and receive and action third party and employee claims.
  • Preparing PLA monthly management accounting information and reporting on variances between actual and budgeted results.
  • Assisting departmental managers with the construction of forecasts and the annual budget.

The successful candidate will be CIMA or ACCA part qualified and will have at least 3 years experience of management and financial accounting. Knowledge of Agresso is desirable and strong Excel, Word and Outlook skills are also required.

The Authority offers a competitive benefits package, including a contributory pension scheme and 28 days annual leave.

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Kelly Corrigan, Financial Operations Manager on 01474 562338.

If you would like to apply, please complete an application form by visiting http://www.pla.co.uk/About-Us/Vacancies and send it to recruitment@pla.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th September 2016