Head of Finance - Corporate Services
Allen Lane are currently working with a local authority to recruit an interim Head of Finance to lead the team responsible for all corporate accountancy council wide functions. The successful candidate will be taking on a stable team with the technical knowledge required so a key skill for this position will be excellent managerial skills, as well as a strong understanding of local authority corporate finance.
As such, some of your key responsibilities will include;
- Coordination of strategic budget setting processes
- Management of the council’s pension investments and the pensions boards
- Closure of accounts
- Overview of council’s capital budgets including funding
- Provision of financial advice across the council on decisions and governance issues
The successful candidate must be CCAB qualified and have extensive experience within a local authority setting or large public sector organisation. Strong communication skills and resilience will be essential to make a quick impact within the team. Experience in providing financial advice for regeneration capital projects would be a bonus.
This will be a quick start so if you have the required skills for this position and are looking for a new challenge then please apply. Please note that due to the urgent time frames on this post applications will be reviewed prior to closing date and as such immediate application is recommended.