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Admin and Finance Team Leader

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Housing Services Operations Team

Does the sound of joining a new, hardworking, diverse, and friendly team appeal to you?

Can you see yourself playing an important role in providing key administrative and financial support to the housing services division?

If so, we have the perfect role for you within the Housing Services Operations Team.

We are looking for a highly organised team leader to manage our admin and finance team of 5 officers. This team provides key support to the housing services division. You will play an important role to ensure that all invoices are paid correctly and quickly. The team are also responsible for managing on-line forms and raising orders on the Council’s systems. We need officers who have very good attention to detail and can manage a wide variety of tasks in a very busy environment.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Suzanne Radford, Housing Services Operations Coordinator on Suzanne.Radford@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk and Ghazell Nasir, Head of Housing Services on ghazell.nasir@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed hours, job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

Closing Date: Sunday 26th September 2021

Shortlisting Date: W/C Monday 27th September 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 30th Sept and Friday 1st October 2021           

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

The application process for this campaign will be anonymised.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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