Finance Manager and Senior Finance Officer - Company Accounts

Enfield, permanent

Finance Manager Salary £44,973 - £52,296 plus up to 10% PRP

Finance Manager Interview date: 6 December 

Senior Finance Officer Salary £32,628 - £35,286

SFO Interview date: 14 December 

Are you an ambitious and exciting qualified accountant seeking a new opportunity? This post is brand new to the council and offers accountants with private sector knowledge and experience the opportunity to develop those skills in a public sector setting. 

Enfield Council is one of London’s leading local authorities, combining a diverse and modern suburban location with excellent travel links into central London and neighbouring counties.  Consistently putting our residents at the heart of our operations, Enfield LBC sets the benchmark in ensuring we provide best-in-class services to our local community. Our finance department is central in this endeavour. Embracing innovation and a new creative approach, the council is a 100% shareholder in a number of successful limited companies, which are diverse in nature and growing rapidly, providing timely and relevant services to the people of Enfield.  

Given the size and complexity of these companies, the council is now looking for a competent, ambitious, commercially-focussed finance manager to take on a varied, challenging role, leading a new team in providing an excellent service to those companies.  With experience in supporting private limited companies to:

  • present a robust business case
  • set up financial systems
  • manage their day-to-day financial processes and statutory requirements
  • present unqualified accounts.
The successful applicant will have an excellent accounting track record, outstanding communication skills and the ability to manage a large, diverse workload within finite resources.   

The Company Accounts team will be expected to be self-funding, so good, persuasive, negotiation skills will be essential to maintain the companies as customers and ensure that a relevant, timely and continuously improving service is delivered. An ability to build excellent relationships with company board members will be essential.

If you would like to know more about these roles please contact our designated recruitment partner, Penna. Your contact will be Haben Solomon, Lead Finance Consultant, E: Haben.solomon@penna.com, T: +44 (0)20 3751 3316.

Please note we are also seeking a senior finance officer for our Company Accounts team (£32628 – £35286), if this represents the next step for you please speak with Haben to find out more.

Application Process

  • Submit CV and covering letter.
  • Should you pass client sift, you will be invited to complete an online assessment prior to final panel interview.
Ref: PFM10001
Closing Date: 26 November