Do you have Finance Mangement / Management Accountancy experience within a public sector environment?
We are recruiting for a large public sector client. This is an interim role, starting immediately for approximately 3 months.
The role is for a Finance Manager/Business Partner to provide support to the Head of Finance for the team partnering the Resources Business Unit.
The Resources Business Unit covers the traditional support services, from Finance itself, through to HR, IT, Property, Customer Services etc.
We are looking for a candidate who can understand the business and/or its customers, their aims, objectives, priorities and constraints, such that the post holder can advise, challenge, provide insight and add value in a timely relevant and reliable manner, in order to support and contribute to effective decision making.
The role will be to support and proactively contribute towards the delivery of the Finance Service Offer via the Business Partner model adopted across the Finance function, including the full financial cycle of budget planning, budget monitoring and closing the accounts at the end of the year.
To provide support, and provide a comprehensive professional accountancy and general financial advisory services and guidance to Cabinet Members, Executive Directors, Service Directors, Heads of Service and senior managers on the financial implications of major service developments, including major procurement exercises, service planning and budget management issues, both revenue and capital.
To ensure that all accountancy activities are carried out consistently across the Council, in line with the agreed operating model framework, statutory duties and professional best practice, in support of fulfilling the S151 statutory duties of the Director of Finance..
To participate and be part of project teams ensuring that all financial matters are addressed satisfactorily and actions agreed to address any issues.
To participate and be part of Business Unit management teams, as appropriate and ensure that all financial matters are addressed with actions agreed to address any issues.
To deputise for Head of Finance as appropriate.
To be considered please apply now