Job Role: Senior Finance OfficerSalary: £250.00 per day Location: North LondonHours: 35 per week 9am - 5.30pmAn exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Finance Officer based in a Local Authority in North London. The successful candidate will need knowledge, skill and experience in the following areas: Preparation of annual statutory accountsLiaison with external auditors ensure successful completion for each company of the annual audit process for each companyProviding information for the Council's annual audit and assisting in the production of the Council's group accountsPreparing comprehensive monthly financial reports to the Company BoardsContributing to the production of long term and medium term financial plans Setting and monitoring annual budgetsContributing to the production of annual reportsContributing to the production of quarterly reports to the Council's Stakeholder Sub-CommitteeAssisting in the provision of high quality financial advice to each BoardAssisting in the provision of financial implications of any new initiatives proposed by the BoardsSetting up, managing and maintaining the accounting ledgers for each companySetting up, managing and maintaining bank accounts, ensuring a positive cashflowSubmission of VAT returnsEnsuring that invoices are processed and paid on timeEnsuring that invoices are raised and income received on timeEnsuring that adequate financial regulations, procedures and processes are in place to suit each company's needsEnsuring adherence to financial regulations leading on the financial input to procurement processesAttending team meetings and other meetings as requiredClients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.Please apply with submission of your CV and Chandani Jethwa from our London CPE office will be in touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630. Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search.Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.