Head of Finance (Meridian Water)

Enfield, London

Enfield Council are a dynamic local authority driven by a clear vision of how we will transform the borough, address inequality and create a lifetime of opportunities for everyone who lives, works and learns in Enfield.

Following the appointment of a new senior leadership team in Finance we are expanding and adapting to create a supportive team that anticipates and collaboratively solves problems, helping us deliver an ambitious programme that reaches across all areas of local authority operation and interest.

The Head of Finance (Meridian Water) reports to the Finance Director (Capital & Commercial) and is the finance lead supporting the creation of 10,000 homes and 6,000 jobs transforming an underutilised industrial area. The role leads a team providing expert technical and strategic advice to support decision making. Key responsibility will include;

  • Providing expert commercial and financial modelling support, including for strategy and commercial negotiations
  • Leading on technical finance matters for the project, including providing expert advice on different delivery models, financing options and potential tax implications
  • Understanding, reporting on and helping to manage financial risk relating to Meridian Water project
  • Supporting the arranging of capital funding to fund the development of new homes

To be suitable for the role you need to a qualified accountant or part qualified and actively studying, with a significant understanding Housing Revenue Accounting & reporting, including developing and maintaining the business plan. Proven experience of supporting decision making with senior stakeholders is essential.

If you are a professional who engages with big questions, is willing to learn new skills and enjoys trying new ways of doing things, then we want to hear from you.

Enfield offers a hybrid working arrangement. At the Head of Finance level there is an expectations you will be in the office a couple of times per week.

You can find out more information about the roles, the Council, the attractive benefits on offer and how to apply here (ivyrockpartners.wixsite.com). For a confidential discussion please contact Will Ryan at Ivy Rock Partners willryan@ivyrockpartners.com or 07909030965.

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