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Economic Development and Housing Accountant

06 Jul 2018
2M Employment Solutions Limited
£37,738 to £42,472 pa
Birmingham,West Midlands,United Kingdom
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Economic Development and Housing Accountant
Salary range: £37,738 - £42,472 + excellent benefits
Hours: 36.5 per week
Contract type: Permanent

WMCA have an exciting, new opportunity for an Economic Development and Housing Accountant to join our Corporate Services Directorate. We are looking for a CCAB qualified Accountant who can combine technical precision with strategic insight to play an active role in helping to deliver quality outcomes for the residents of the West Midlands.

About us
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is a strategic authority working with partners to deliver a stronger West Midlands, with a focus on skills, innovation, transport, economic development and regeneration. Individual Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.

This is an exciting time for the West Midlands - the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location and a new £350m housing deal aims to deliver 215,000 new homes by 2031.

Against a backdrop of a uniquely challenging and evolving environment, we are looking for the right people to ensure we can meet the demands of delivering an ambitious agenda that aims to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands.

Corporate Services ensures that effective support is given across all activities of the WMCA in addition to supporting all Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) projects and programmes.

About the role
As our Economic Development and Housing Accountant, you will be responsible for providing exceptional financial support, advice and guidance directly to the WMCA’s Director of Strategy and Director of Housing & Regeneration. You will have a pro-active attitude towards delivering high quality outcomes and be able to influence and support the delivery of the growing agendas in these exciting areas.

To succeed in the role
You will be need to call upon your skills and experience to date to effectively evaluate commercially focused opportunities and ensure the best outcomes are achieved for the region and be confident playing a strategically important role in the Housing and Strategy team. You will be a CCAB qualified accountant and will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to liaise effectively at a Director level.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

To apply for this role, please click below and we will email you a link to our online application form.

Closing Date: 20th July 2018
Interviews held: Week commencing 30th July 2018 (The selection process will include a presentation exercise plus an interview)

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

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