Head of Financial Services

Morgan Law
London (South), London (Greater)
£450-500 per day umbrella
15 Nov 2018
15 Dec 2018
Full Time

I am actively looking for Head of Financial Services for a Local Authority based in the South East for a period of 3-6 months.


You will need to be able to:

  • Develop and present the final accounts, budget and financial strategies.
  • Support members in explaining financial reports and issues and ensuring plans are properly resourced
  • Ensure members and officers receive the right financial advice to safeguard the S151 role.
  • Act as the lead officer on internal and external committees and other forums
  • Oversee and ensure proper implementation of the Councils Treasury Management strategy.
  • Oversee the insurance and risk management functions of the council.
  • Oversee the preparation of the Financial statement of the Council in accordance with the Statement of Recommended Accounting Practice and Best Practice.

I am looking for this person to have held a similar role previously and has detailed knowledge and understanding of local authority finance.

Knowledge of regeneration funding streams, capital accounting, HRA accounting, treasury management and the Prudential Code are essential.

Experience required:

  • You need have held Senior Management experience within a comparable complex organisation with the responsibility for financial services.

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