Kensington and Chelsea is a unique and vibrant place to work, nestled in the heart of London. Although one of the smallest London boroughs, we are one of the most densely populated in the country. The Council, its policies and leadership has changed significantly; putting communities first is at the heart of everything we do. Working together, listening to, and valuing the personal experiences of people in our communities, we ensure we demonstrate respect and integrity.
Our support services play a key role in helping the whole Council work to the best of its ability and ensure the Council can deliver on its priorities. Financial Management will play an essential role in helping the Council face its current and future challenges by continuously supporting services and adding value.
The Management Accountant role is in the Housing Finance Team and will support the Finance Business Partner in providing financial support on the commercial and operational property portfolio. Key responsibilities include:
- Providing financial support and advice to budget holders and their service areas
- Producing financial analysis to support decision making
- Provision of appropriate, accurate and timely budgetary control information
- Co-ordinating Budget Monitoring reports for services within the remit of the role
Please refer to the Job Description for more information
To be suitable for the role you need to be part AAT qualified or have equivalent experience, ideally working towards a CCAB qualification. You will have good analytical and communications skills as well as excellent Excel skills. The ability to explain financial information to non-finance staff is essential. Exposure of working within a Local Government finance setting is desirable but not essential.
We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.
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We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
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