Strategic Finance Manager

Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
£38,052 - £42,806
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you hold a full CCAB or CIMA accounting qualification with substantial relevant post qualification experience?  We are seeking to appoint a Strategic Finance Manager to assist with the management and oversight of one or more corporate financial responsibilities including the provision of financial advice to a number of commissioning strategies.

About the role:

The successful candidate will manage a small team of finance professionals providing proactive, high quality financial advice in relation to all aspects of Adult Care and Public Health; supporting service delivery, performance improvement and efficiency, including providing constructive challenge, validation and problem solving.

Supporting the Head of Finance the post holder will also have oversight of several corporate financial responsibilities including the provision of financial advice to a number of commissioning strategies and liaison with local Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS provider organisations with the post holder being heavily involved in the continued development of Lincolnshire's Better Care Fund.

If the idea of working in a role that provides expert advice and support to a part of the Council that has a real positive impact on the Health and Wellbeing of the people of Lincolnshire appeals to you and you have the statistical and financial skills to take your career to the next level then this would be a great opportunity.

About you:

Do you hold a full CCAB or CIMA accounting qualification with substantial relevant post qualification experience? Consideration will also be given to part qualified individuals with substantial relevant experience in a senior role.

We are looking for someone with detailed knowledge and understanding of local government finance including service funding arrangements, principles of financial management, accounting principles and practice.

Good communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with councillors, senior officers, external auditors and partners including funding bodies and government departments and agencies is also essential.

If you have good report writing and presentational skills and can produce comprehensive high quality reports and business cases in a clear manner and within tight timeframes then we would love to hear from you.

About us:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which offers valuable discounts, salary-sacrifice schemes and areas of professional support and development.

If you feel that you fit the criteria above please apply now and we look forward to receiving your application. Please note, this is a CV-based application, therefore applicants will be required to register and upload a copy of their CV.

The interviews for this post are anticipated to take place W/C 04 March 2019; however, this is subject to change.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Steven Houchin or Emma Farley on 01522 554293.