The Property Accounts team within Wandsworth Council comprises of two areas specialising in raising service charges for leaseholders and managing rent accounts for tenants.
There is an exciting opportunity for someone experienced in these areas to undertake a Project Manager role and to join the team for a 12-month period.
The role with include:
- Leading on the implementation and migration to a new service charge system
- Taking responsibility of the preparation work for the annual calculation of rents
- Reviewing current processes and procedures
To be successful you will need to have experience of working within Housing or Finance area within the public sector, managing change, enjoy working in a small team and have outstanding communication skills to find solutions and meet targets. You must have excellent IT skills and an understanding of applying service charges for leaseholders and undertaking social rent setting.
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 hours 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.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline:
Closing Date: Sunday 1st August 2021
Shortlisting Date: W/C Monday 2nd August 2021
Interview Date: TBC
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.
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.
The application process for this campaign will be anonymised.
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