Accounts Payable Compliance Officer

Brent Council
Brent, London (Greater)
£35,724 - £38,799 p.a. inc.
12 Apr 2019
19 Apr 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time


An Excellent Opportunity... 


Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

You will provide key analytical services to the Accounts Payable Team Manager and the senior management team on performance and reporting of Accounts Payable across the council. 

You will be a key component in ensuring service areas understand and comply with procure to pay process by providing guidance, advice and training.

Driving continuous improvement to performance and processes you will have the flexibility to shape and support your team in Brent.

The Person 

You will need to have knowledge of procure to pay processes and the administration of Accounts Payable and how this impacts a large complex organisation. 

You will be customer focussed with an ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders. With excellent analytical skills and knowledge of financial systems and processes you will be able to deliver improvements to help us achieve our ambitions.

Closing Date: 19 April 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed 

Additional Information

This position is only open to current employees of Brent Council or Temporary Agency Workers currently working in Brent Council. External candidates are not permitted to apply for internal only roles. Forwarding ‘internal only’ roles to external candidates may lead to disciplinary action being taken.

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare. 

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check. 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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