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Finance and Provisions officer
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SP/23/231550
  • Published: Fri 24/02/2023, 16:06 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 04/04/2023, 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade: PO2. £37,725 - £40,614
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Finance and Provisions officer

Waltham Forest’s SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability 0-25y) Service has big ambitions for the future – and is a place where you can realise yours.

If you are a dedicated and experienced finance officer to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children, young adults and their families, our forward-thinking People’s Directorate should be your next career destination. Join us and share your experiences working with children and young adults from 0-25y.

We are a supportive, challenging, and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for our service users. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop our service further, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change, and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.

We are looking forward to receiving applications from experienced candidates, who have worked within the education system and are knowledgeable in the area of:

  • Schools funding,
  • EHC and high needs funding,
  • Payments and audit processes,
  • Performance and data reporting,
  • Statutory DFE reports.

We are looking for someone with strong financial acumen as the post holder will be helping with managing multiple budgets and budget planning. Ideal candidate will have a passion for data and skills to prepare data and performance reports often at short notice.

The successful candidate will have education finance, process and/or audit experience.  They will need to demonstrate the ability to maintain an operational and financial grip on SEND service provisions for children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities. 

For further information about Waltham Forest SEND Service and this particular role please see the Job Description attached or call Joanna Mahadoo on 07976763772 for an informal chat about the role.