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Head of Accountancy

Head of Accountancy

£84,522.00 to £89,148.00

Grade CB3


We are looking to recruit an outstanding financial professional to join us as our head of accountancy. Our new financial services structure supports the Councils ambition to excel in everything it does and lead the way in providing the best services as part of our outcomes approach to service delivery and finance, known as Future Ealing.

As our new head of accountancy, not only will you possess strong technical skills developed from your experience, ideally in a local authority finance environment, you will complement these with the pragmatism and political astuteness this role requires. You will relish the opportunity to work collaboratively with the chief finance officer, directors and executive directors across the Council in a senior leadership capacity.

Reporting directly to the chief finance officer (s151), this role will be ideal for an ambitious and talented candidate who can work strategically at a consistently high level to help deliver our financial vision.

You will be a confident and inspirational leader who exemplifies effective relationship management and is committed to motivating and coaching teams to deliver excellent services and customer focus.

In return, we offer a range of employee benefits, including flexible working (up to two days per week from home after probation period), pension and as importantly, an empowering environment that will give you a real opportunity to both make a difference and progress your career.

Ealing Council offices are based close to the transport links of Ealing Broadway and the lively amenities of Ealing town centre and when the Elizabeth Line opens it will take only 14 minutes to get to from central London.

For an informal, confidential discussion about the role please contact Ross Brown, chief finance officer on or

This post is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.

We anticipate that the interviews will be held in January 2020.

For more information and/or to apply please visit

Closing date: 2 December 2019

Head of Accountancy

London Borough of Ealing

Published on 7 Dec 2019