Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow/Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Deputy Branch Head Treasury and Banking for an initial 4 month contract with option to extend on a rate of £250-£275/day (inside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will be a hybrid of working at home and the office.
Management and supervision of the two teams within the branch (Cash Management and Banking and Reconciliations)
Deputising for the Head of Branch as part of the Divisional Senior Management Team as required.
Supervision of processing of receipts into, and payments from, the Consolidated Fund, ensuring that all transactions comply with the relevant statutory requirements.
Supervision of maintenance of the accounting records of the Consolidated Fund, ensuring that both the records and supporting documentation and complete and accurate.
Preparation of draft annual accounts of the Consolidated Fund in order to allow the statutory audit and publication of the accounts to meet the statutory deadline.
Authorisation of the monthly cash forecasts for the Cashflow Management Scheme, and provision of backup for preparation of the monthly cash forecasts as required
Supervision of processing and accounting for receipts credited to the main bank accounts, both electronic and physical.
Supervision of processing and accounting for payments made from the main bank accounts, both electronic and cheques, including payment recalls and processing of returned payments.
Management of payments in respect of seven payrolls made from bank accounts, five payroll payments made by other departments and one external payroll.
Management of BACS payments paid directly from the BACS system and bulk manual payments (CHAPS and Faster Payments) paid via the online system provided by the organisation.
Supervision of monthly financial reconciliations of bank and other asset and liability accounts for which the branch is responsible: 26 bank and related reconciliations and 36 payroll-related accounts covering three payrolls.
Manage the support and development of corporate systems for which the branch is the lead user, including BACS payment processing and cheque processing and printing systems and systems for bank account management.
CCAB membership or QBE with relevant experience.
Bankline (or similar) corporate bank account management experience.
Staff management experience in a financial environment.
Experience of operating a packaged accounting software application in conjunction with delivery of accountancy services to system users and other stakeholders.
Experience of engaging and communicating with a range of stakeholders in a financial environment, particularly in the context of changes to any or all of systems, services and customers and other stakeholders.
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