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Finance Officer - Housing
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 10507
  • Published: Mon 29/11/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/12/2021, 23:59 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 - CBG 9
Salary: £28,672 – £31,346 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable with flexibility for home working

Contract Type: Secondment/Fixed Term Contract - 7 months
Closing Date: 12th December 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 13th December 2021


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, this role will involve providing a finance business partnering service, covering financial advice and supporting 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 7 month fixed-term contract/secondment basis. Ideally you will be 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’.


Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


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.