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Senior Finance Analyst - Adult Social Care - 4516323

Brent Council
London (Greater)
£62,748 - 66,156 plus benefits below
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

Your new company 

This is a great time to join the finance team at London Borough of Brent. You will work with an outstanding leadership team and will join a highly committed and innovative team who are dedicated to building on their performance. Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make-up.

Your new role 

The key focus of this role is providing strategic financial advice to the Adult Social Care leadership team. You will work closely with Heads of Service and budget holders to provide support during budget monitoring, budget setting and closing of accounts. You will work closely with colleagues within the Care, Health and Wellbeing directorate to ensure adequate reporting on the receipt and spend of the significant funding within this area. Responsible for the line management of 2 staff members, you will provide guidance and support as required and provide leadership to insure their development.

Systems: Oracle and excel

What you'll need to succeed 

You will be a qualified accountant and will ideally understand adult social care finance or at least have an appreciation of how care packages work and the associated funding sources. If you have not worked in the specialism directly you must be capable of communicating that you have a very clear understanding of the area and the likely challenges. You should be comfortable explaining complex information in an easy-to-understand manner to non-financial managers as well as work well with external partners in areas such as health.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary The opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme Generous holiday entitlements starting from 26 days' holiday a year A full range of family friendly policies, including generous maternity and paternity entitlements and childcare schemes Flexible working patterns, including hybrid working  Training and development opportunities Good travel links in and out of Wembley and a range of cost-saving travel schemes Access to My Brent Rewards, our dedicated website for staff with big brand discounts and local offers  Work at the outstanding state-of-the-art Brent Civic Centre

The closing date will be 14th February but please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please do not wait until the closing date to apply. 

If you would like to have an informal conversation regarding this role please contact Jan McQuaker on 0207 259 8745 or email  

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