Accounts Payable Team Manager
An exciting 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.
You will lead and manage a team of finance officers responsible for Accounts Payable. Ensuring that transactions are processed efficiently and on time whilst effectively managing financial risks, you will play a key role in achieving high levels of customer satisfaction for all our stakeholders.
You and your team will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to proactively champion compliance with financial regulations and other appropriate control frameworks.
Driving continuous improvement to performance and processes you will have the flexibility to shape and support your team in Brent.
AAT qualified or part qualified CCAB or you will have equivalent experience of managing functions in a large organisation.
You will be customer focussed with an ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders and drive up customer satisfaction. With an excellent knowledge of financial systems and processes you will be able to instigate and lead improvement changes to help us achieve our ambitions.
Closing Date: 19 April 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
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.