Finance Manager

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Manager

Financial Manager

3 months (possible extension)

£350 Daily Umbrella

Inside IR35

35 hours Mon to Fri (09:00:AM - 05:00:PM)

Job Description:

To be responsible for leading a successful finance team to deliver the core financial management processes within their area(s).

These may include some or all of the following:
 Budget setting at the Departmental and overall level, including the Tax setting cycle and associated Cabinet reports & production of the year-end financial accounts, the associated close down processes and preparing for and responding to external audit
Budget monitoring. This includes leading the team to challenge departments/services on the best use of resources available and ensure compliance with the clients corporate financial framework. It will also include providing high quality professional financial support and advice.
The role will oversee effective financial management to support delivery of the clients vision, objectives and priorities as set out in the corporate plan and departmental plans within budget, making best use of resources available

Mostly working from home but would be required to attend the office at least once per week (Mondays).

    1. Extensive knowledge and experience of local government finance

    2. Extensive knowledge and experience of budget setting, financial monitoring (capital and revenue) and closing the accounts

    3. Excellent oral, written and presentational skills and the ability to explain complex matters to non-financial staff

    4. Experience of advising and challenging senior managers on financial management issues

    5. Experience of successfully operating in a political environment

    6. Experience of line management including coaching and providing feedback

    7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships

    8. Ability to plan, lead and review the work of a team.

    9. Ability to manage, motivate and develop staff.

    10. Ability to set personal priorities, objectives and deadlines while maintaining a focus on the key service priorities/accountabilities, as well as the resilience and drive to meet the demands and pressures of the post

Consultant: Sarah Gillan Telephone: 07849 629289

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