Permanent, 36 hours per week
Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?
Finance at the London Borough of Hounslow has undergone an extensive transformation and we have radically changed the way we provide our finance support services to all our internal and external stakeholders.
The Hounslow finance function has completed a major upgrade of the finance systems that has allowed the service to be more automated and system based, allowing the management accountants to spend their time on added value support to key services.
We have a number of permanent roles for Management Accountants in key areas including Service directorates such as housing and social care, corporate services and capital as well as a fixed term contract for a Business Analyst to support us with our strategic financial planning.
This is your opportunity to take on an exciting and challenging role in a progressive organisation that invests in developing its own workforce. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive accountancy support and financial management advice to stakeholders across the Council. The key responsibilities will include;
- leading on budget monitoring, budget setting and year-end closedown processes for your service areas
- working with finance managers on the analysis and presentation of complex financial information
- developing new procedures and processes to enhance the provision of financial and management accounting activities
- communicating complex information to a range of stakeholders.
To be suitable for the role you need to be proactive, flexible and customer focused, with the ability to influence and communicate with senior management. You will be a part qualified accountant at a minimum. Proven experience of management accounting within a complex organisation is desirable however local government experience is not essential.
To view the Hounslow Employee Benefits, Job Description and Employee Specification please visit our website.
Closing Date: 19th February 2018
Interviews will be held on 1st March 2018