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Head of Finance & Resource Planning

Hounslow is recognised as having a high performing Finance Team. We are determined to maintain our reputation and following a departmental restructure and period of change, we are now looking to recruit outstanding accountants to fill a number of key roles in the overall financial management of the Council.

We are seeking ambitious, determined and talented individuals. In return we offer a supportive working environment and a commitment to long term career development.
Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer, you will be expected to to lead, inspire and develop the finance team in either the Environment or Community Services directorates, and ensure the effective management and motivation of staff. In addition, you will you will be instrumental in the development of robust policies and procedures relating to financial planning & resource management across the council, work with the Director and Departmental management team to provide an effective financial service, and represent the Chief Financial Officer on departmental financial matters in the discharge of his statutory S151 responsibilities.

To succeed, you will be a professionally qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience gained managing a team within a large, complex environment. You will have extensive strategic financial management experience, be proven in your ability to promote and manage change and able to communicate effectively at all levels to enable you to influence senior stakeholders.

For further information, please contact Maurice Goldstone on 020 3031 9630 or visit www.makehounslowwork.co.uk . To apply for this post, please send a copy of your CV and a document, of no more than 2 pages, demonstrating how you meet the job specification to mauricegoldstone@allenlane.co.uk by midnight on Monday, 2nd April.

The London Borough of Hounslow is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.