CES operates within the Croydon Council as a stand-alone commercial business competing against other private sector providers.
The Community Equipment Service provides a vital service to residents, enabling them to maintain their independence at home. Through commercial contract partnerships with other local authorities we enable over 100,000 deliveries a year of essential pieces of health and social care related equipment. We are proud of our track record in delivering innovative commercial solutions which provide cost savings to eight local authorities, enabling resources to go further.
We have an exciting vision for future growth in our business plan delivering year on year commercial growth for our business. Our key development areas include new commercial contracts with public sector organisations.
This makes now an exciting time to join our team delivering vital services locally and nationwide.
About the Role
We are seeking a talented and highly skilled individual that can join us in providing operational finance and admin support to Community Equipment Services.
The Senior Finance Officer will work as part of a team alongside the Finance Operations Manager, Assistant Manager–Finance Operations and the Finance Operations team in ensuring we provide a stellar service to both our internal and external stakeholders.
The successful applicant will need to have sound knowledge and skills in working in a Finance Operations setting, experience in helping with leading operations in this area including the day to day management of a staff workloads within a team and helping to meet deadlines.
The post holder will also need to demonstrate effective communication skills, good knowledge and experience of using financial and ordering systems, following administration procedures, developing and evolving spreadsheets and the ability to plan and prioritise their own workload and help other team members to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
1 x Full Time member (36 hours)
Equalities & Safeguarding
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Subject to business needs, we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements and support hybrid working, whereby staff attend the workplace for part of their working week and work from home, or elsewhere, remotely for the rest of the time.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.