Finance Manager

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
    £21.11/Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Accounting & Finance
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-032019-59952

Finance Manager


A unusual opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified Financial Manager to join a large public sector organisation in a key finance role within the organisation.


Managing the delivery of financial services (payroll, pensions, purchasing, payments, income), ensuring all financial objectives and policies reflect legislative requirements, inc. police regulations, HMRC requirements and effective financial control is maintained.


Essential requirements:




  • Membership of Payroll Professionals (IPP), and/or demonstrable experience and exceptional performance in developing, reviewing and implementing appropriate policies and procedures in a highly regulated environment.

  • Expertise gained over a period of at least three years of managing and delivering a payroll and pensions service within a large organisation, dealing with relevant internal and external stakeholders, and influencing / negotiating to achieve service objectives

  • Expertise in developing project plans for major changes to, or developments in, payroll practice.

  • Demonstrable comprehensive knowledge of payroll, pensions and taxation principles and regulations, with the ability to interpret and apply these in diverse and often complex circumstances.

  • Expertise in analysing and interpreting information which may at times be highly complex and potentially ambiguous; proven ability to communicate and pr�cis as necessary to best inform others including senior management

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with authoritative report/policy writing skills to ensure understanding and acceptance by a wider, non-technical audience and compliance with equality legislation, including proven ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders

  • Track record in managing staff with diverse functions/activities, with an ability to harness capabilities within teams to achieve key outcomes, developing an ethos of collaboration and a 'can do' attitude to tasks and challenges arising.

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in the use of web-based approaches to information sharing and effective research. Detailed knowledge of ERP solutions


If you have the skills and experience for this busy and interesting post, do not delay - apply now.


This is a temporary contract for up to 15 months, and could be based at either the D&C Police HQ in Exeter (Middlemoor) or Dorset HQ (Winfrith).


Adecco is an equal opportunities employer. Adecco is a recruitment agency.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Patricia Vernon