Sector: Local Government
Date posted: 02/05/2019
Salary: £36,630 - £42,490 per annum*
Camden has a proud, rebellious spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems, and to bring about real social change.
To ensure this spirit remains, last year we set out our vision for Camden in 2025. We want Camden to be a place where everyone contributes to the shared goal of achieving a safe, fair, creative and active community. We want to make Camden a better borough – a place where everyone has a chance to succeed and where nobody gets left behind. Together, we will create a place that works for everyone, and where everybody has a voice.
The Finance and Procurement division are playing a vital role in supporting the delivery of Camden 2025, coupling their innovative, bold approach with excellent advice and sound financial management. They already have an excellent, highly skilled team in place but are looking to add to this with some key roles.
The Management Accountants will support Business Partners in providing a robust and responsive financial business partnering service to an specific area, including financial management, project support and advice and stakeholder relationship management. Areas will include Community Services and Regeneration & Planning, Housing Management and Finance, Communications, ICT and Legal. The key outcomes and objectives include:
- Providing accounting advice and support that identifies opportunities, issues and facilitates better decision making
- Identifying and helping to resolve financial problems in any given area
- Preparing financial reports, including analysis for the directorate
- Enabling managers to carry out their own day-to-day financial management responsibilities with minimal input
- Representing finance in change programmes and relevant meetings
To be suitable for the role you need to be at least part qualified and actively studying or AAT qualified, with excellent influencing and communications skills. A proven knowledge and understanding of budgeting in a complex organisation and adding value is essential.
If you want to work for an organisation who are constantly striving for continuous improvement and who encourage a culture of creating opportunities for individuals keen to progress then Camden is the place for you.
For more information about Camden, the interview processes and to see the job description please refer to https://allenlanerecruitment.wixsite.com/camden or contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 0203 031 9635 for an informal conversation.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28th May. The cover letter should be no more then 2 pages and should include why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are suitable.
*plus excellent benefits