Finance and Contracts Officer

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Location
London (Greater)
Posted
17 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is seeking a Finance and Contracts Officer on an initial 2 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours and Pay Rate:

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00. At a pay rate of £18.66 Per Hour PAYE.

Job Purpose:

Provide support with the budget setting and monitoring, manage the validation and payment of supplier invoices, manage internal billing, supplier and contract management.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Put in place and maintain effective arrangements for financial management and administration within Digital Services, including reporting.

* Implement effective arrangements for monitoring income and expenditure and report to management.

* Ensure effective and efficient billing for all IT services that are recharged to service areas, including telephony and printing.

* Monitor IT supplier invoices and ensure their accuracy, in particular, or bills variable according to usage, for example, telephony and printing.

* Manage suppliers, monitor their performance and address delivery issues, and specifically telecommunication and office printing suppliers.

* Working with the Head of Programmes, Transformation and Budget Management and the Financial Services Business Partner, be responsible for the preparation of the annual IT budgets, maintaining regular control, monitoring and reporting to ensure cost-effective use of IT hardware and software.

* Set up systems for monitoring suppliers’ performance. Establish and agree with suppliers appropriate performance indicators and monitor compliance.

* Prepare data for contract management reviews.

* Provide support and mentoring to staff to achieve high performance and effective operational delivery.

* Take ownership of and resolve IT service requests.

Skills and Experience:

* Experience of working in a technically complex IT environment.

* Experience of planning, budgeting and forecasting.

* Experience of advising management on finance issues.

* Experience of managing suppliers.

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Proficient in the sophisticated use of spreadsheets to analyse data.

* Ability to analyse and interpret complex written and financial information.

* Ability to produce speedy and accurate data at short notice.

* Ability to work under pressure and manage a variety of conflicting demands effectively.

* Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills.

* Strong organisational skills with the ability to work flexibly.

* Able to communicate clearly and effectively with staff at all levels in the organisation both verbally and in writing.

* Able to manage and work on projects to tight deadlines and budgets.

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