FINANCE ASSISTANT - SECURITY CLEARED
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
£50 - £51
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Under the direction of the Chief Business Management Mons, the incumbent will perform duties such as the following:
*Exercising financial control during the execution stage of funding allocations, ensuring compliance with NATO and Agency regulations, and guidance provided by the NCI Agency Financial Controller;
*Providing financial expertise to Fund Managers, Project Managers, Service Owners, Account Management, and Acquisition staff;
*Providing analyses and producing management reports (for both internal and external use) regarding revenues, costs, variances from targets, productivity, and other aspects of management control;
*Assist the Senior Finance Staff in Customer Reviews;
*Assessing in-year affordability of requirements, and assisting to develop recommendations for requirement prioritization;
*Supporting financial analysis of customer requirements, coordinating the cost estimation and financial planning associated with negotiation of Service Level Agreement (SLA) and delivery of ICT services;
*Assisting in the preparation and review of Agency price proposals, and the cost elements of Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
*Billing of customers in accordance with terms of SLAs;
*Providing technical advice and functional support to the Chief, Business Management, and to other managers within the Finance organization;
*Assisting in serving as a point of entry for all local financial matters;
*Perform the administration and clerical functions for all financial records and files;
*Assist to Identify/verify the proper funding categories for all purchases and services requested;
Skills and Experience
*Vocational training at a higher level in a relevant discipline, or equivalent combination of appropriate qualifications and experience;
*At least 5 years' relevant experience;
The incumbent must be able to show:
*Demonstrable skills and experience in areas such as financial management, resource planning and budgeting, cost analysis using automated financial management systems;
*Experience in preparing financial reports;
*Demonstrated ability to work as an integral member of financial management team charged with implementing financial plans and policies;
*Experience in planning, preparation and production of budget submissions;
*Microsoft Excel skills;
*Proven ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
*University Degree in a relevant discipline;
*Knowledge of NATO Financial Regulations;
*Knowledge of CIS systems and experience in managing CIS logistics support;
*Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel;
*Previous use of Oracle R12;
*Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS);
*Knowledge and/or experience with customer funding;
*Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising bothmilitary and civilian elements;
*Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.