Enfield Council; £37,905 - £48,486
Enfield Council is one 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 sets the benchmark in ensuring we provide best-in-class services to our local community. Our finance department is central in this endeavour.
You will support the Head of Finance – Capital & Projects, and Finance Manager HRA, in developing the HRA financial framework to ensure that investment in housing and estates is consistent. You will also contribute to the overall HRA financial strategy by finding a balance between investment in new/additional housing and land stock. The housing development accountant will work closely with the council housing team, playing an integral role in finding opportunities for the HRA to take forward schemes to purchase homes direct from developers similar to the successful Meridian Water development.
Key duties in this role will include reviewing proposals for estate regeneration schemes, undertaking scenario modelling for tenure mixes across HRA schemes, and reviewing the value for money for development schemes to ensure that they comply with financial framework HRA conditions and funding criteria. You will also manage the monthly financial monitoring of various HRA regeneration schemes and attend the monthly regeneration board to provide advice on financial implications and progress of each scheme.
Ideally, you will be CCAB qualified or working towards your qualification and have a comprehensive understanding of housing development finance. You will have strong numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial information and present this to senior management and elected members.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do; by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you – and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working.
For a confidential conversation about this role please contact Chris Macdonald at CIPFA-Penna, who is managing the recruitment of this campaign – firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 300 9104
Closing Date: Sunday 29 September
Interview Dates: Week commencing 7 October
Application Link: https://bit.ly/2ksbpNm
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