Assistant Finance Business Partner
Starting salary £31,401pa with potential progression to £37,819pa on achieving designated skills and experience
37 hours per week
The council have developed a ‘One Team’ approach to working and this relies on each and every person working collaboratively to deliver shared goals. To be a positive influence on this environment, you’ll need to be able to support others and be a genuine team player.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council pride themselves on their commitment to their people – striving to ensure that each and every employee feels valued and happy in their work. Employees are empowered to influence and transform the services they deliver, no matter what level they’re at.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated finance professional to provide financial advice and support to specific areas of the organisation. As a fully qualified AAT or part qualified AAT or accountant actively studying towards full qualification, you will have a passion for providing high quality financial support to services.
In this role, you will support the Finance Business Partner in all aspects of the finance service for one of the Council’s three Directorates. This will include the production of budget monitoring reports, closure of accounts as well as budget setting and financial planning. There will be opportunities to gain experience in other areas of finance to further enhance your career.
You will work with the Business Partner to ensure that service managers are provided with sound financial advice and challenge, enabling them to manage their budgets effectively within existing governance arrangements, and supporting the identification of areas of risk, efficiencies and improvement.
You will have an understanding of local government and the environment in which it operates. You will also need to be a dynamic and highly motivated individual who can establish relationships and work effectively with managers at all levels.
Closing date for applications is 12 December 2021.
Assessments will be held on 21 December 2021.
Interviews will be held w/c 3 January 2022.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link below.
Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the role specification questions section.
You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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