Assistant Finance Business Partner (P00061)
  • Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • Reference: RECS/23/237481
  • Published: Mon 24/04/2023, 14:38 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/06/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Hybrid Working Arrangements
  • Salary: Starting salary £33,902pa with potential progression to £40,342pa on achieving designated skills and experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE, Hertfordshire

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Assistant Finance Business Partner (P00061)

Assistant Finance Business Partner

Starting salary £33,902pa with potential progression to £40,342pa on achieving designated skills and experience

37 hours per week (Hybrid Working)

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated finance professional to provide financial advice and support to specific areas of the organisation. As a fully qualified AAT or part qualified AAT or accountant actively studying towards full qualification, you will have a passion for providing high quality financial support to services.

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council pride themselves on their commitment to their people – striving to ensure that each and every employee feels valued and happy in their work. Employees are empowered to influence and transform the services they deliver, no matter what level they’re at. To be a positive influence on this environment, you’ll need to be able to support others and be a genuine team player.

In this role, you will support the Finance Business Partner in all aspects of the finance service including the Housing Revenue Account, including the production of budget monitoring reports, closure of accounts as well as budget setting and financial planning. There will be opportunities to gain experience in other areas of finance to further enhance your career.

You will work with the Business Partner to ensure that service managers are provided with sound financial advice and challenge, enabling them to manage their budgets effectively within existing governance arrangements, and supporting the identification of areas of risk, efficiencies, and improvement.

You will have an understanding of local government and the environment in which it operates. You will also need to be a dynamic and highly motivated individual who can establish relationships and work effectively with managers at all levels.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Closing date for application is 4 June 2023.

Assessments will take place on 8 June and interviews will be held week commencing 12 June 2023.


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the application questions section.

You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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