Head of Finance - Major Programmes
Allen Lane are currently working with a high profile local authority to recruit a Head of Finance for Major Programmes that will play has a pivotal role in the organisation. With a commercial focus, the successful candidate will lead a small team that will be driving the strategic finance agenda for major change programmes – whether it be enabling the transformation of their estate, development of a commercial model for new houses, or supporting on PFI contracts.
You will be the financial lead for an innovative, forward thinking organisation that will be delivering high profile programmes that others will look to as a model going forwards. With effective use of digital technology, they also offer flexible working options.
As such, key objectives include;
- Collaboration with the commercial team and providing the financial leadership for commercial projects
- Leadership for all financial aspects of major programmes including providing financial strategy and technical advice
- Accountability for financial leadership of one of the council’s limited companies
- Identifying strategic opportunities using financial and commercial insight
CCAB qualified, the successful candidate will have a demonstrable commercial background and bring the gravitas to influence and deliver effectively across large major programmes within the council and externally. Interpersonal and communication skills will be essential, from managing your team to collaborating with Directors and Members. Having experience of working within a large complex organisation is key and some local government experience would be desirable.
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.