Consultation and Final Account Officer
Contract Type: 6month Fixed term contract/secondment, 36 hours per week x 2 positions available
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the housing management division within Camden Council. The role will ensure the Council can maximise income from an increasing portfolio of 9000+ leaseholders, freeholders and right to buy applicants, by carrying out statutory consultation and accurate calculation of service charges. You will be required to apply appropriate service charge reduction to these financial workings and accurately record the reasons. As well as answering all queries from leaseholders and meet with them if necessary to explain their calculations and liability to pay.
You will be working within Leaseholder Services, and working closing with IT and Finance.
Some essential skills required for the role:
1. Experience of using a wide range of personal computing packages, especially Microsoft Excel
2. Good knowledge of basic accountancy principals and excellent numeracy skills
3. Able to demonstrate strong attention to detail and an analytical approach
4. Able to communicate effectively to a high standard, verbally and in writing
5. Ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines, particularly when faced with changing circumstances and targets
6. Understanding of the importance of operating within set procedures
7. Self motivated, able to demonstrate energy and commitment, putting in the work necessary to meet deadlines and achieve results
Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st April 2019
Interviews to be held: TBC
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