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Deputy Finance & Resources Manager- Leatherhead

Deputy Finance & Resources Manager- Leatherhead

Posted 18 October 2018 by Surrey County Council

Job Details

£33,665 per annum for 36 hours per week. The role is based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7AH. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

The Finance & Practice Team, manages the provision of Funded Early Education, to two, three & four year olds, to the Private, Voluntary, Independent and Maintained Early Years sector. This is the statutory funding associated with childcare.

The Role:

As the Deputy Finance & Resources Manager we are looking for someone with strong financial and administrative skills. You will play a central role in ensuring that payments are made to providers. This will include supporting a team of nine employees to provide an excellent service to the public and overseeing their line management (including supporting staff in relation to CPD). The role requires excellent communication & IT skills, particularly in Excel and knowledge of accounting systems. You will have a proven ability to work under pressure and be able to prioritise and plan in order to make best use of personal resources. Along with the ability to make funding decisions where required and to update Senior Managers on funding issues and budget management.

Some of the routine tasks you will be responsible for include:

  • Making payments to nurseries, schools and childminders, raising invoices and providing information to providers and parents on how the funding is allocated and calculated.
  • Maintaining databases and other systems to support delivery of our service and complete statutory returns regarding this
  • Advising providers and parents on the regulations for claiming funding and the different types available
  • Support providers with accessing our online claims portal
  • Complete compliance and audit responsibilities on behalf of SCC.  

Please ensure you refer to the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert when applying.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th October 2018.

Interviews will take place on 9th November 2018.

Please note, if access to the GCSX (PSN) network is required for this role, a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.

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Reference: 36397354

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