Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We are one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the city.
The London Borough of Redbridge is on the path of organisation change and transformation. With changing demands and limited resources, the organisation is continually adapting to meet the needs of residents. These are exciting times for the council.
We want to have a finance function that will build a brilliant team to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Following internal promotion, a Principal Accountant role within the Financial Planning section of the Corporate Finance team is currently being recruited to.
Principal Accountant (Financial Planning)
Reporting to the Financial Strategy Manager, this post plays a key role key role in the annual budgeting cycle, including collating budget statements and producing the budget roll forward whilst also maintaining central control of the integrity of budgets on Agresso.
The role will also involve collating information for internal reporting, in particular the monthly budget monitoring report. There will takes a lead in collating returns to Government including but not restricted to RO, RA and QRO. Finally, another responsibility of the post is responding to ad-hoc requests for information from senior stakeholders.
To be considered for this role you will be a CCAB qualified accountant or have significant experience of working at a senior level with in a large and complex organisation.
Finally, you must have good IT skills with excellent knowledge of office applications, in particular MS Excel, MS Powerpoint and MS Teams.
Interviews will take place w/c 26th September 2022.
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.