Finance Manager: Revenues and Benefits
London Borough of Barnet
Job id 4603

Salary £59,328 - £66,156 Hybrid Working is available.

Closing Date 26th of February 2024

About Barnet Council

Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces, and diverse communities all help make it a wonderful place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better. As an organisation, our staff are committed to Our Values: Caring, Learning to Improve, Inclusive, Collaborate. 

About Directorate

The Strategy and Resources team works across the whole council and external partners to support the delivery of council priorities, especially through the development and implementation of the corporate plan - the Barnet Plan 2021 – 2025. 

About the role

As a finance manager you are expected to be a professional lead within your respective area of finance, provide expertise and high quality financial services to senior stakeholders, proactively contribute to the achievement of the finance service’s vision, and contribute towards an innovative, high performance and continuous improvement culture.
This role will lead by example, modelling and embedding the council’s values and behaviours through working collaboratively with peers, service colleagues, partners and stakeholders. A finance manager is expected to make a significant contribution towards building a sustainable, highly effective service that delivers exceptional value for its residents through leadership on financial stewardship, insight and innovation.

About you

You should be a fully qualified member of the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation with post qualification experience or have a minimum of five years experience in a senior Revenues and or Benefits Role.   The job description and person specification can be found in the link below under the "How to apply" section.

What we offer 

  • 31 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Schemewhich provides a valuable guaranteed income in your retirement together with security for your dependents
  • Work-life balance options may include hybrid working, flexitime, job share, home working, part-time
  • A vast range of lifestyle discounts from major retailers, supermarkets, energy suppliers and more
  • Broad range of payroll benefits including cycle to work, eye care vouchers, travel and gym membership
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Employee well- being training programs including confidential employee assistance 

How to apply 

You can apply via the Barnet website at the following link: Finance Manager: Revenues and Benefits - Colindale/Hybrid | London Borough of Barnet (  Please read the job description and person specification before clicking ‘Apply’ to commence the online application form. If you would like any further information about the role before applying, please contact Allan Clark, Head of Finance: Exchequer -

Barnet Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures. 

To deliver Barnet Council’s commitment to equality of opportunity in the provision of services, all staff are expected to promote equality in the workplace and in the services the Council delivers. As such we value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds. For further information, please read our equality statement. 

Barnet Council embraces all forms of flexible working (including part-time, compressed hours, and remote working) and is committed to offering employees a healthy work-life balance. Candidates are encouraged to talk about relevant requirements and preferences at interview. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking. 

Barnet Council is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We welcome and encourage job applications of all abilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments in the application or interview, please contact the lead contact on this advert. We will make reasonable adjustments to make sure our disabled applicants and those with health conditions are supported throughout our recruitment process. We support the access to work scheme, further details are available at 

All posts with the council are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the council satisfaction your suitability for the position in which you will be employed. 

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close vacancies before the stated closing date if sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible. 

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically. Should you not hear from us within four working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.


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