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Assistant Finance Manager
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1908
  • Published: Wed 21/09/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 15/10/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager (AFM)

£46,638 - £49,674 pa

We are looking to recruit to an Assistant Finance Manager position in the Finance Team supporting the following area:

  • Financial Strategy (Capital)

The Job Description includes generic details of the purpose and responsibilities of an AFM role. Specific areas of responsibility for this position include:

  • Support on developing the Capital Strategy and programme management principles to enable the setting, development, monitoring and delivery of the capital programme
  • Involved in all capital elements of year-end/accounts closure work and support the audit process for capital, ensuring all working papers are of the highest standard, and work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and external audit.
  • Production of periodic management reporting to Strategic Investment Board, CMT and Cabinet
  • Provide expert professional advice on a wide variety of subjects falling within the capital area including CIL, s106, capital grants, HRA, strategic commercial investment and estate regeneration as well as technical accounting.
  • Develop systems and processes to improve Capital decision making to maximise impact of finite financial resources to deliver Council Priorities.


  • In order to apply, you need to be either CCAB qualified, or actively working towards a qualification

Knowledge and experience

  • Ability to work confidently and accurately with numerical data. 
  • Excellent written and oral/presentation skills. 
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload. 
  • Ability to analyse data/information with a view to drawing logical and accurate conclusions. 

Behaviours and personal qualities 

  • Work in an agile way in line with a paperless and flexible work environment.  
  • Customer service focus 
  • Working as an effective member of a team 
  • Able to adapt and play a leading role in cultural and process change. 
  • Able to confidently present financial information in a meaningful way to a specific audience. 

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Closing date: 07.10.2022 at 23:59

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