Accountant x2
MOPAC Grade 5: £49,815.00
Vacancy Description
Job reference: E2255
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £49,815 - £56,925 per annum
Grade: 5
Closing date: Sunday 28th August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Provisionally w/c 12th September
 
Details

To fully support the Head of Financial Management and Finance Business Partners in carrying out financial management and accounting services, providing a professional, high quality and responsive finance service that supports and promotes efficient and effective service delivery.

 

Take responsibility for elements of the production of annual statutory financial accounts, estimates/ budgets and in-year reports ensuring they meet the required standards and timescales.

 

To promote sound financial management and control within MOPAC, liaising with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders across MOPAC and the GLA family as necessary.

 

To contribute and oversee the development of MOPAC procedures, policy and practice, ensuring compliance with accounting codes of practice and statutory requirements.

 

 Oversee segments of, and deliver, the medium-term financial plan and actively promote this strategy across MOPAC and to act in accordance with the corporate objectives of the medium term financial plan.

 

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 two accountants to work with a variety of stakeholders within the organisation. Supporting the Finance Business Partners in ensuring the effective financial management of often complex budgets, you will be responsible for elements of the production of annual statutory financial accounts, annual budget and monthly forecast reports ensuring they meet the required standards and timescales. Either a qualified or part qualified accountant you will be expected to foster good working relationships, inputting into the drafting of briefings and decisions, and other key documents in support of the Police and Crime Plan.  Contributing to the ongoing evolution of the finance operating model, you will have responsibility for drafting policies and procedures to support that process and ensuring their effective implementation. We are looking for motivated, conscientious team players who want to make their mark in a progressive organisation.

 

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 Annabel Cowell Annabel.Cowell@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

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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This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please click on the apply button. Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses the essential criteria and competency framework.

 

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, but this may differ depending on the role requirements.

 

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.


Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply please click the "Apply" button below.