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Finance Officer - Housing
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/20/9515
  • Published: Wed 04/11/2020, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,672 – £31,346 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Finance Officer - Housing

Team: Housing Finance Team

Job Family: Providing – CBG9

Salary: £28,672 – £31,346 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: 9 month Fixed term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

Closing Date: 22nd November 2020

Interview Date: 25th November 2020 

More about the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Housing Finance Team, within the Corporate Finance Team, playing a key role in supporting the Housing Service by delivering accurate and timely financial advice where applicable. 

Reporting to the Housing Accountant – to provide a finance business partnering service, covering financial advice and support on all financial aspects for services associated with the directorates including financial planning, budget monitoring and financial analysis. 

This post is currently available to join on a 9-month fixed-term secondment, ideally AAT qualified or finalist of CCAB recognised body. Knowledge of local government environment would be advantageous with good communication skills and a proven ability to work with complex data and spreadsheets essential. You need to be able to work on your own initiative, and under pressure to achieve tight deadlines.

If you feel ready for a change, we want to hear from you. In return, you can expect to work within a highly supportive team, an opportunity to further develop your skills and abilities and the offer of agile working. 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Finance Officer - Housing Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Sabah Razaq at or call 0300 300 4427

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.