DBR03562 Leasehold Finance Manager

Local Government, Public Sector

Ref: DBR03562
Job Title: Leasehold Finance Manager
Salary: £25.20 per hour PAYE
Location: East London – E8
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Min 6 months – extension on performance

Our Client in East London is recruiting a Leasehold Finance Manager: to manage staff and functions of the Major Works section of the Leasehold Finance Team; with two years or more experience leading a team responsible for undertaking Section 20 consultation and invoicing for major works.

Qualification – Essential

  • 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths or equivalent
  • Accounting and housing degree/qualification or
  • Relevant experience of working in financial management within the public or private sector
  • A management qualification or relevant management experience
  • Advanced IT Skills

    Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

  • Experience of managing the billing of major works and service charges as well as leading on the provision of statutory
  • Outstanding knowledge of Section 20 Notice of Major Works is required to be served to all leaseholders
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with an ability to present complex financial and statistical information clearly to finance and non-finance audiences
  • Experience of leading on key financial processes including, accounts closure, year-end procedures, and, the preparation of lead audit schedules
  • Knowledge of Service Charges, Major Works, Shared Ownership and Reserve Fund
  • A proven track record of managing a team achieving measurable success and making service improvements
  • Knowledge of the legislative context and policy framework surrounding Leasehold Services and Right to Buy
  • Knowledge of reconciling complex accounts between subsystems and the general ledger
  • Experience of developing and implementing policies and procedures
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to train, empower and motivate staff to build and maintain an effective team
  • Ability to problem solve developing creative and innovative solutions to ensure the service is continually improved
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to present complex financial and statistical information clearly to finance and non-finance audiences
  • Ability to operate effectively, meet conflicting priorities and delegate work were necessary to meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills to be able to review, interpret and present financial and statistical data
  • Able to work on own initiative, be flexible and a supportive member of a team
  • Advanced IT skills, proficient in Microsoft packages, especially Excel and Access
  • Budget Monitoring Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Candidates will undergo a pre-employment screening for this post
  • Enhanced Disclosure – on the Disclosure & Barring Service update system
  • Able to provide references covering the last three years
  • To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
  • Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
  • Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
  • To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.