This is an opportunity to lead a highly motivated, strong performing and friendly finance team.
The post reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with other Chief Officers. You will lead on financial arrangements for Environment & Community Services and Chief Executive’s Department.
There are many challenges impacting on the service, including the Council’s transformation agenda, future environmental initiatives and supporting budget holders in addressing the financial challenges for the future. This post is critical in supporting these areas.
The postholder will lead, manage and develop a team of finance staff, meeting 151 responsibilities on behalf of the Director of Finance and make a significant contribution to the strategic direction of financial services and the specified service department.
We need a flexible, highly motivated individual with proven financial acumen, advisory and interpersonal skills. You will need to be innovative and have a background in dealing with complex financial issues, providing strategic financial advice and having the ability to address key financial matters. Experience or working in local government would be an advantage.
We are looking for a CCAB qualified accountant or an AAT Accountant with extensive knowledge and experience. This is a great opportunity to play a significant role in assuring continuous improvement.
Please contact Peter Turner, Director of Finance, 020 8313 4338 if you would like to discuss this post
Closing Date: 22nd May 2019
Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.
We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Employee Benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.