Housing Finance Manager

Recruiter
Badenoch & Clark
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Housing Finance Manager

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a Housing Finance Manager to join one of our largest Local authorities in a temporary assignment for initially 3 months (with every possibility of extension depending on performance).

Based in East London, this is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

Experience working within local authority is desirable due to the nature of the role.

Main Accountabilities:

The post is located within the Housing Service. The Housing Finance function is responsible for all housing finance within the Housing Service including longer term business management of the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and an understanding of treasury management issues relating to the HRA. In addition the post holder will need to have a good understanding of the private sector housing market and the Council's use of temporary accommodation.

*Manage the preparation of budget estimates for the Housing Service in respect of the Housing Revenue Account, Housing General Fund, and Housing Capital on an annual basis
*Ensure that the budgets within the Housing Revenue Account, Housing General Fund and Housing Capital budgets for which the post holder has operational responsibility are managed efficiently, and that effective financial monitoring and management systems are established
*Manage the provision of accurate and timely financial management information to senior management within the Housing Service to ensure the long term viability of the HRA and Housing General Fund
*Prepare in conjunction with Corporate Finance year end accounts in respect of the Housing Revenue Account, Housing General Fund and Housing Capital
*Manage the prompt processing of all payments within the Housing Service in accordance with PI requirements
*Ensure that appropriate financial systems are in place for the proper accounting of all payments made
*Ensure effective processes are in place to maximise income in respect of the Housing Revenue Account, Housing General Fund and Housing Capital
*Prepare business plans and the medium term financial strategy of services provided by the Housing Service
*Provide administrative and business support to the Housing Service
*Manage and monitor the performance of the Housing Finance Team
*Ensure that the Housing Finance Team contribute positively and proactively to the development of the Housing Service
*Maintain good working relationships with other service areas and external agencies
*Assist with ensuring that services provided are efficient and value for money
*Keep abreast of current financial issues relating to the Housing Service

If this is the role for you, apply now for immediate consideration.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.