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Business Partner

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2739
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Starting Salary: £47,394
Job Grade: Level 4, Zone 2 
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG   
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April 2024; 23:59
Interviews to be held: w.c 7 May 24 to 15 May 24
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. The Finance service in Camden has an ambitious vision to ensure delivery of a high-quality, value- added service with excellent financial controls. We will do this through an exciting journey of change, challenge, and innovation.

About you

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The Finance service in Camden has an ambitious vision to ensure delivery of a high-quality, value- added service with excellent financial controls. We will do this through an exciting journey of change, challenge, and innovation.

To deliver on this aspiration, our finance team is expected to work in a collaborative way within the council, and with our residents and partners. It is important that we provide a service that always reflects best practice and is streamlined and efficient. To achieve this, we will continue to invest in our teams to ensure they are properly resourced and skilled to provide sound, relevant financial advice and innovative solutions to support service pressures, demonstrate initiative and lead a solution focused service.

About you 

In this role you will have experience of supporting in both revenue and capital budget forecasting and prior experience in developing annual budgets, gained in a large complex organisation. 

You will ensure accurate financial postings to the ledger of income, expenditure and corrective postings into the ledger and be confident to prepare and post journals and virements. 

You will demonstrate a strong understanding of the financial policies and framework in which the council operates. 

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to prepare working papers and coordinate financial postings as part of the end of year closing of accounts.

The right individual will have strong communication skills and will be able to evidence where you have worked as partner to challenge, facilitate, manage and drive performance improvements with experience of explaining complex financial information to key stakeholders both verbally and in writing.

Please refer to the job profile for more information.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

We are looking to fill five Business Partner roles with opportunities across the following area: 

  • Adults and Health 
  • Communities 
  • Childrens and DSG

We will be interviewing and considering applications for all roles.

To view the Job Profile for this role, please click HERE or if this link is not working please click here
http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/10457480/file/document?inline

You can review details about the Finance roles at Camden by clicking HERE 

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity 

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds, and applicants who are LGBTQI+, disabled and / or neurodiverse to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview, or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2739
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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