Principal Finance Officer

Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater)
BR11 to BR13 (£32,057 - £39,315)
13 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated person to join our accountancy team providing a wide range of financial services to the Education Care and Health Services Department.

The Principal Finance Officer will report directly to the Senior Accountant, and will be responsible for the preparation of annual estimates, regular budget monitoring statements and the closing of financial accounts for specified areas.  You will be expected to provide financial advice, information and training to budget holders.

You should:

  • Be AAT qualified or part qualified CCAB
  • Have public sector accounting experience
  • Have experience of budget preparation / monitoring and closure of accounts
  • Be experienced in the use of accounting packages, Excel, Word and Access
  • Have strong customer focus with good communication skills

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Trevor Clinch on 020 8313 4406 or by e-mail –

To apply online and for more information about this vacancy and other, go to:

For a hard copy application form and information pack, please contact 020 8313 4449 (24 hour answer service) or e-mail

Alternatively, you can call or write to the London Borough of Bromley, Customer Service Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3UH

Telephone number: 020 8461 7500

The closing date for receipt of applications is the 7th October 2018.

Interviews and tests are expected to be held during the week commencing 29th October 2018.

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 Bromley REAL benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.

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