Management Accountant (Deputy Financial Controller)

Wandsworth, London (Greater)
£40,000 - £49,200 plus performance related pay
07 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant (Deputy Financial Controller)
£40,000 - £49,200 plus performance related pay
Full-time, Permanent

The London Boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who work together in a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

You’ll be part of an innovative service model providing financial support to service departments from the corporate centre in a team representing the Section 151 officer. You’ll be key to ensuring spend is in line with the Councils’ spending priorities and accounting policies, setting and monitoring budgets as well as reviewing the financial impact of new service proposals, advising senior officers on options.

This is a tough yet exciting strategic finance role. It requires an impressive mix of technical and management accounting skills, intellectual agility and a positive, empathetic approach. Quickly gaining respect for your judgement and the support you give teams in their decision-making, you’ll working well with your colleagues to deliver the best possible financial outcomes.

These posts sit within the corporate centre, supporting service departments, and whilst experience dealing with departmental finance issues isn’t essential, it’ll be put to good use if you have it. What’s more important is that you’re CCAB qualified, have experience within local government and, most of all, are an ambitious professional, ready to seize the development opportunities offered by this role.

For more information, please see call Katherine Burston on 020 8871 6499.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (dependent on service need) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Closing Date: 18th November 2018                                       
Shortlisting Date: w/c 19th November 2018
Interview Dates: 30th November 2018

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