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Islington is a borough of great strengths: thriving businesses; excellent transport links; outstanding services; and most importantly, a rich and wonderful diversity of people, cultures and communities. But despite these strengths, too many of our people are in danger of being left behind. We are determined to create a more equal Islington, where everyone who lives in Islington has an equal chance to thrive – so there couldn’t be a more important time to join us as we take our residents, our businesses and community on a new journey to shape the future of our borough.
The finance department is currently going through a restructure to help develop and improve an already effective and passionate finance team. The restructure is built around development, growth and career progression to ensure we create a high performing finance team that can provide even more support to the council and benefit our residents. The next step of the restructure is to really embed the model that we’ve implemented, ensuring we are challenging the organisation to maximise the delivery of services and have an even bigger impact for our residents.
The Deputy Finance Managers support a specific service to help inform a strategic vision for that service that enables the council to meet its future challenges, contributing to a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. Services recruiting include Housing, Resources & Schools, Environment and Community Wealth Building. Key responsibilities will include;
- Providing financial advice, insight and intelligence to support services, ensuring
- Preparing and presenting complex, high quality reports to stakeholders that support decision making
- Supporting the development, implementation and review of change management programmes to deliver continuous improvement
- Supporting the longer-term council-wide financial position
To be suitable for the role you need to be either a fully qualified accountant, or be actively studying for an accounting qualification, with proven experience of providing financial advice and support to a range of stakeholder and the ability to influence is also essential.
For more information on the role and how to apply please visit https://allenlanerecruitment.wixsite.com/islington or contact Jack Murphy at Allen Lane on 07921 335 786 / email@example.com . The closing date for applications is Monday 23rd May.
Islington offers a very flexible hybrid working environment. Majority home working is available with the expectation you are in the office a minimum of 2 days per month or when there is a business need.
Applications from those looking to work reduced or condensed hours are also encouraged.
If you come and work with us, we’ll ask that you commit to our mission of creating a more equal Islington for all our residents, and that you work diligently and efficiently to help us achieve it. In return we’ll offer fair pay, good working conditions, development opportunities and some great employee benefits