Directorate: Corporate Services
Location: Dennis Geffen Annexe, Camley Way, London N1C 4DG
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Salary: £40,829 - £47,360
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Controls Manager to join the finance team here are Camden. We are looking for a full or part-qualified accountant with technical knowledge, attention to detail and the ability to manage the key control reconciliations, including the feeder systems as well as the cash and bank reconciliations of the Council.
The right individual will work with and influence service managers, IT, HR and Finance to identify and resolve systemic issues and problems in data and feeder systems as well as proactively work with IT to deliver automated reconciliation processes and other responsibilities.
Working in a fast-paced environment you will need strong and effective communication skills, as you will be working with colleagues across the Council, and also manage a team of four controls accountants. Alongside this, you will be proactive in developing and improving the Controls Team and their support to the organisation.
For more information, please refer to the job profile.
We are looking for candidates who have the ability to interpret financial data/information, apply logic and judgement and have knowledge and understanding of financial frameworks and systems in a large organisation – preferably local government.
You will also have an understanding and knowledge of providing service delivery improvements, including financial systems and processes within a financial setting.
Excellent communication skills, influencing and presentation skills and a pro-active approach to work including identifying and resolving problems/issues.
This is a great role for the right individual.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities. Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: 23 September 2019, 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 01 October 2019
Please quote reference: 190000LN
To view the Job Profile please click HERE
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:
21st October 2019