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
This role provides accounting support for large capital projects (non-housing), for example, regeneration and public realm programmes. You will develop, monitor, and evaluate the council’s capital strategy and capital programme. You will manage work in progress and provide regular reporting to the project managers/Directors and prepare internal reports in relation to capital projects. You will also support the strategic vision of the Council through reviewing new proposals and preparing business cases and assess the viability of future projects. You will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders and be responsible for the financing arrangements of all capital expenditure; ensuring that capital resources are used optimally.
Systems: Oracle and Excel
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant and will have a good understanding of capital accounting and will ideally have expert knowledge of local government capital accounting regulations and codes of practice. 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
What you'll get in return
Flexible working options are available. Hybrid working
- 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 email@example.com.