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Head of Finance (3253050928)

Accounting 會計



GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level PhD 博士 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW Apprenticeship 學徒 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Charing Cross, London, United Kingdom

Contents Location About the job Benefits Things you need to know Apply and further information Location Belfast, Bristol, London, Warrington About the job Summary Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the fight against serious and organised crime? NCA officers work at the forefront of law enforcement, building the best possible intelligence picture of a; serious and organised crime threats; relentlessly pursuing the most serious and dangerous offenders; and developing and delivering specialist capabilities on behalf of law enforcement. As Head of Finance Operations or Head of Strategic Finance you will work closely with other senior managers and deliver financial management leadership across the organisation. • The Head of Finance Operations is responsible for leading the following functions: Financial Control and Systems; Finance Business Partnering; and Transactional Services, Payroll and Pensions. • The Head of Strategic Finance leads the Financial Strategy team with responsiblity for Business Planning; Portfolio financial oversight and in-year reporting; and Managment Accounting (Consolidation). Job description You will jointly lead and direct the overall Finance function to deliver services, drive new efficiencies and implement the new operating model. You will lead a team of finance professionals responsible for providing financial business service, delivery and governance to achieve NCA strategic objectives. We will expect you to be experienced with leading the financial function of a large complex organisation. These are key roles in the management of the NCA finances with a direct impact on protecting the public from serious and organised crime. All NCA officers must hold SC Enhanced upon entry as a minimum. To meet the National Security Vetting requirements for this role you will need to have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 out of the past 5 years. For more information please see the Candidate information Pack Responsibilities Key Responsibilities: • Lead and direct a department supporting the business through policy and strategic development, business planning, performance, service delivery and/or governance. • Lead and direct the delivery of an effective and efficient departmental service, providing monthly and annual budget and financial planning reports. • Present monthly and annual finance reports to senior management and stakeholders. • Lead and oversee projects, programmes, departmental campaigns and ensure performance levels are monitored and reported against target and plan. • Provide advice to the CBS Director / CFO on specific work areas as required. • Deputise for the CFO as appropriate. • Assess and advise on the annual pay remit, workforce planning and pay negotiation proposals. • Lead business and capital programme management. • Ensure the production of the statutory accounts, internal policies and procedures and implementation of internal and external audit recommendations. • Seek continuous improvement of corporate performance to meet strategic objectives. • Manage organisational change and effectively plan and communciate changes with staff and other stakeholders. • Manage resources effectively and ensure efficiency of departmental financial budgetary provision. • Work extensively with other government departments and represent the Agency at cross-government meetings. • Work cooperatively with staff and colleagues, to promote high performance and adherance to corporate values. • Manage / coach staff and provide guidance on development. Leadership Requirements As a leader in the NCA you will also: • Lead effectively across the agency as part of a joined up senior team, role modelling the agency’s value and mission, collaborating with external partners to integrate, coordinate and amplify the UK national response to Serious and organised crime. • You will lead your teams through being flexible and open in thought and action. You will communicate with transparency, involving your team members in the agency’s transformation journey. • You will be passionate about diversity and developing people inclusively, strengthening their ability to deliver and enable them to grow in their roles and careers. You will actively coach and engage people, building their resilience through supporting them in their roles and enabling their wellbeing. • Be threat led and data-driven in decision making, leading and navigating your team members through ambiguity by making evidence and/or values-based decisions to prioritise strategically. You are proactive and ambitious on efficiencies, finding opportunities to remove duplication and standardising and simplifying where possible. Doing so, you will balance financial and people resources to deliver against changing priorities. Qualifications The following qualifications/skills are essential to the role and proof will be required at interview: • Full Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. CCAB membership Please ensure the dates of any accreditations you are relying on, are entered on to the CV. Should you progress to the assessment stage of the process, you will be required to provide a copy of the original certificate. Failure to provide evidence at interview may result in your application not progressing to the next stage. Behaviours We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process: Making Effective Decisions Changing and Improving Managing a Quality Service Delivering at Pace Seeing the Big Picture Leadership Technical skills We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process: A track record of delivering a high quality finance service with adherence to relevant accounting policies and practices. A good understanding of project management and experience of delivering change. Proven experience of delivering complex financial analysis and influencing senior stakeholders, both internal and external. Benefits If you are an active police pension member immediately prior to joining the NCA, you can continue your membership throughout your employment with us as if you were a serving police officer. If you do remain an active member and subsequently return to a police force, you should be able to continue your membership there too. All officers in the NCA are members of the UK Civil Service. You will be eligible for: • Civil Service pension scheme • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 on completion of 5 years continuous service • Training and development opportunities • Cycle2work scheme We take the welfare of NCA officers very seriously. All staff have access to Occupational Health services and there are a number of staff representative groups. We also have a range of sporting and other activities on offer. We can provide flexible working arrangements if the role in question is suitable. These include flexi-time, job sharing and compressed hours (working contracted hours over a shorter period). Things you need to know Security Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check . See our vetting charter . People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks. Medical Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical. Selection process details This vacancy is using Success Profiles , and will assess your Behaviours, Experience and Technical skills. If you wish to apply for this vacancy, you must submit your application by 23:55 on 27th June 2022. Once submitted your application will be acknowledged by the Government Recruitment Service. Before submission of your application you will be invited to complete a Civil Service Judgement test. Please complete the online tests as soon as possible (within 24-48 hours is recommended). The closing date for the application and the test is 23:55 on 27th June 2022. Please ensure you allow enough time after completing your test, to complete the full application. If you fail to complete the online test before the deadline your application will be withdrawn. Do not leave completing the tests until the last minute in case you experience any access or technical issues. There may not be technical support available after business hours and after 3pm on the closing date of 27th June 2022. While the tests should work on most operating systems and modern browsers with a good internet connection, we cannot guarantee that every combination will work. At the beginning, the test will check which browser you are using, and alert you if it is likely to be incompatible. It is highly recommended that you complete the online tests on a desktop computer, not a mobile phone or tablet. Please note that online tests associated with this vacancy are not subject to time limits. Guidance for each test will be available when you are invited to take the test. The tests are administered online and accessed via the Civil Service Jobs website. Please note depending on the volume of applications a Longlist at sift may be conducted on following criteria: - A track record of delivering a high quality finance service with adherence to relevant accounting policies and practices. Candidates must pass this criteria for their application to be progressed. A panel will then assess your application to select those demonstrating the best fit with the role by considering the evidence you have provided against the criteria set out in the Entry Criteria section. Failure to address any or all of these may affect your application. Sift results are expected to be released w/c 1st August 2022. Interviews will take place throughout August and September 2022 - locations to be confirmed. Please be advised that the interview process may change due to the current situation regarding COVID-19. The above sift and interview dates are an indicative timeline. Should you be successful at sift but cannot attend on the interview date(s) listed the recruitment team cannot guarantee an alternative date. Please contact the recruitment team. You will then be asked to attend an interview in order to have a more in-depth discussion of your previous experience and professional competence. The interview process will include a presentation to cover the behaviours Seeing the Big Picture and Leadership. Full details of the assessment process will be made available to shortlisted candidates. Please note, only advertised locations can be offered. Notes populated in a free text box will not be taken into consideration. We encourage all candidates to thoroughly review the candidate pack which explains the role further before submitting an application. Reasonable Adjustment We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to all. As part of our application process you will be prompted to provide details of any reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process that you may need. If you have a disability or long-term condition (a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities protected under the Equality Act 2010) and need us to make any adjustments or do anything differently during the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing, we have a duty to make reasonable changes to our processes. If you need a change to be made so that you can make your application, you should: Complete the “Assistance required” section in the “Additional requirements” page of your application form to tell us what changes or help you might need further on in the recruitment process. For instance, you may need wheelchair access at interview, or if you’re deaf, a Language Service Professional. Please contact us by emailing or calling 0[Register to View] as soon as possible before the closing date if you wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments before applying. Inclusion and Accessibility Being truly reflective of the communities we serve and building a culture where everyone can perform at their best is critical to leading the UK’s fight against serious and organised crime – something which affects us all. At the NCA we are looking to recruit from the widest possible talent pool and encourage applications to apply from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunities employer. As a Disability confident leader we are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. If you are experiencing accessibility problems with any attachments on this advert, please contact If you have any specific queries about the role that is not covered by the candidate pack, please contact: Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment. Nationality requirements This job is broadly open to the following groups: UK nationals nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK nationals of the Republic of Ireland nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals Further information on nationality requirements Working for the Civil Service The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles . The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy. Apply and further information This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans initiative. Once this job has closed, the job advert will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records. Contact point for applicants Job contact : Name : NCA Recruitment Team - GRS Email : Recruitment team : Email : Online test instructions Before submission of your application you will be invited to complete a Civil Service Judgement Test. Please complete the online test as soon as possible, The closing date for the application and the test is 23:55 on 27th June 2022 – please ensure you allow enough time after completing your test, to complete the full application. Further information If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint in relation to any stage of the recruitment and selection process please email . please ensure that you refer to the campaign reference number. If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint you have the right to contact the Civil Service Commission to pursue it further. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission: Details Reference number 213238 Salary 68,279 Roles based in London will receive an additional London Weighting of 3,424. GBP Grade Grade 6 NCA Grade 1 / Police Chief Superintendent Contract type Permanent Type of role Accountancy Analytical Corporate Finance Finance Working pattern Flexible working, Full-time, Part-time Number of posts 2