This new role has been created to support 2 related functions in Adult social care.
- management of client level purchasing function;
- Supporting the development and ongoing management of the client level financial data system (Mosaic).
You'll have detailed knowledge of financial systems, in particular Purchase to Pay, excellent attention to detail and ability to manage and develop micro systems track and support the work of the team. You'll manage two Purchasing Officers, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of purchase orders, issue resolution and will have a strong understanding and experience of developing and working to agreed business processes.
You'll have experience of working with financial systems and will support the Business Systems Manager and Finance Business Analyst in the development of all finance-related business processes and functions for Adult Social Services.
The next few years will present an exciting challenge as we implement systems required to support the national Care Funding Reforms. Working at pace and as part of a project team you'll be supported and developed to deliver solutions to the residents of Richmond and Wandsworth.
As this is a new role it will be reviewed annually to ensure the job description is in line with developing responsibilities, which may result in an upward grading.
If you'd like an informal discussion about the role, please contact email Katherine van Praagh, Business Systems Manager @firstname.lastname@example.org
At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know.
Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed or part-time hours, term time only, job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you'd like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.Please note this is a rolling campaign. Shortlisting and interviews may occur in future.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Shortlisting Date: Week Commencing 20th June
Interview Date: 27th June 2022 include tests/presentation info)
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.
Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.