Financial Reporting Manager

Sutton Civic Offices and Kingston Guildhall Offices
Grade 10 - £47,541 - £55,569 per annum
25 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Grade 10 - £47,541 - £55,569 per annum (£57,627 unconsolidated maximum, achievable through performance-related progression)

Full-time, 36 hours per week

Permanent contract

Location - Sutton Civic Offices and Kingston Guildhall Offices

About us

In April 2017 the London Borough of Sutton and the Royal Borough of Kingston launched an exciting new Shared Finance Service. Our ambition is to ‘Add Value, Inspire Success’ and we currently have a number of exciting opportunities for capable and positive individuals who are ready to join us in realising this ambition.


About the role

As Financial Reporting Manager, you will be responsible for delivering and managing Financial Reporting across Sutton and Kingston Councils.  You will be responsible for leading the work across the Shared Finance Service to deliver the Statement of Accounts for both Kingston and Sutton Councils and will be the key contact point for the Council's external auditors. 

The role will have management responsibility for up to 3 staff but will be supporting a team of people working across the financial reporting and financial strategy functions.  You will be expected to work closely with the Financial Strategy Managers to manage the resource pool which you will jointly lead. 

About you

To succeed in this role, you will be a qualified accountant with experience delivering the statement of accounts in a local authority.  You will also have good communication skills with the ability to explain technical accounting concepts to non-finance professionals and be able to deputise for the Head of Financial Strategy and Reporting if required.


Our offer

We can offer you a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged here in Sutton and Kingston, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.

In addition we offer a modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from our Sutton and Kingston Offices, whilst on the move, and at home following the introduction of Google Chromebooks and Google Apps, which have acted as a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working.

We also offer a huge variety of staff benefits including:

●      31 days annual leave plus bank holidays

●      Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities

●      Interest free season ticket loans

●      Local Government Pension Scheme

●      Bicycle loan facilities and cycle to work scheme

●      Childcare vouchers      

●      Subsidised gym membership


You can find out more about our Shared Finance Service, our team and structure, and working for us on our website


Please apply online by uploading your CV and a supporting statement outlining why you would be a great fit for this role, and what skills, experience and knowledge you can bring. Please ensure you refer to the Role Profile when completing your supporting statement.


Closing date for applications - Thursday 14th June 2018

Interview date(s) - To be confirmed

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