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Financial Accounting Manager

Ivy Rock Partners
£54,025 to £56,642
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Local government, Local council
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Broxbourne Borough Council as a key member of the Resources Management Team with responsibility for the Council’s statutory financial accounts and production of the Medium-Term Financial Strategy. 


It is an interesting and motivating time to join the borough as they progress towards the culmination of a four year plan with significant redevelopment and transformation of the area. To mention a couple of examples; development on Brookfield Riverside, providing extra retail and leisure facilities, offices and a civic hub which together will form a new town centre for the Borough. In addition, the Council’s successful bid for Levelling Up Funding will see Waltham Cross Town Centre undergo a significant regeneration programme.


The Borough is committed to building a thriving economy, protecting a green, clean, safe, and pleasant environment as well as remaining an efficient Council, effective and responsive to residents.


As the Financial Accounting Manager, you will produce the Council’s statutory financial accounts. Liaising as required with the Financial Services Manager, the external auditor and other bodies as required. You will also be the key contact with the external auditor in relation to the audit of the statutory accounts.


Leading on the presentation of the Medium-Term Financial Strategy to elected Members and the lead financial support in the preparation and subsequent monitoring of funding bids.


There is also the exciting responsibility of working closely with the Council’s Digital Transformation team to continue to improve the quality of life for local communities by continually driving forward customer service improvements throughout the Council.


You will also be asked to represent the Assistant Director Resources and/or the Director of Finance at external meetings.


If you are wondering whether you are right for this position, why not give us a call to explore it in more depth.


We looking to speak with senior and experienced accounting professionals ideally with a local government or public sector background. You will have a strong understanding of the process of closing the accounts, and the ability to plan and manage this process within a local authority. And you will have full professional membership of CIPFA or equivalent (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).


In return you be rewarded with competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits programme featuring free gym membership, hybrid working, free course funding for further education, and a generous pension scheme, to name a few.


Apply directly to Ivy Rock Partners to avoid disappointment or contact Will Thomson if you would like some more information on 07392 653 878 or









Ivy Rock Partners is a values-driven recruitment agency dedicated to the not for profit and public sector client base; and has been set up with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional service to clients and never losing sight of integrity.

Ivy Rock Partners provide search and recruitment support to not-for-profit and public sector clients wanting only the very best service.

How we can help:

We work with organisations that fall into the not-for-profit and public sectors, ranging across: arts, charities, education, central government, local government, housing and the NHS.

With a particular focus on finance, we recruit roles across all corporate services, ranging from mid-senior to executive search.

If you are looking for your next role and want to explore the areas we specialise in, our approach would be to put together a bespoke plan to ensure you are being considered for the best possible roles.  

At Ivy Rock Partners, our role goes beyond that of simply sending you job descriptions and arranging your interviews – we can make introductions to those in our network to better your understanding of the sector/choices you have; provide interview training; offer expert insights; invites to specific networking events; provide cv advice and help with applications at every stage. We want to find ways to help and put you in the very best position to get the right role.

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07909 030 965
25 Buckingham Palace Road
United Kingdom

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