Principal Finance Business Partner (Accountant)
We are looking for an ambitious finance professional eager to find a new challenge and keen to use their evidence-based accounting skills to support decision making.
In this role you will lead the Council’s Finance Business Partnering team to provide financial, commercial and strategic support to the Council’s Corporate Directors and Service Managers. You will add value to the development of service plans, performance management and efficient use of resources, and protect value through risk identification and advice on financial administration in line with regulations.
You will be a CCAB qualified accountant or equivalent with excellent technical skills and experience at a senior level in a finance environment, preferably within local government. You will be able to build strong and productive relationships with Service Managers and within Financial Services.
The Borough of Gedling comprises the towns of Arnold and Carlton and surrounding parishes, bordering Sherwood Forest to the north, the river Trent to the south east and the city of Nottingham to the southwest. The Borough has a lot to offer residents and visitors from heritage to modern community facilities. The Council offices are situated in an award-winning park located in Arnold, a suburb of the city of Nottingham.
A casual user car allowance attaches to the post giving access to free onsite parking and you will have access to the Local Government Pension scheme.
Gedling Borough Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and get the most from our employees so we are happy to discuss your options, should you wish to apply for a job with us.
For an informal discussion about this role and the opportunities that it offers, please contact the Service Manager (Financial Services) Alison Ball on 0115 9013980.
To apply, or for more information please visit our website at https://apps.gedling.gov.uk/jobs/
Closing date for completed applications is Sunday, 3rd March 2019