Interim Head of Finance

Morgan Law
City of Bristol
£250 – 350 per day plus excellent benefits
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Full Time

My client is looking for an Interim Head of Finance to co-ordinate, manage and lead on the production and delivery of the Council’s Year end duties and Statement of Accounts . The post sits within the recently redesigned Corporate Finance team and will play an important part of the senior management team

The successful candidate  needs to have experience of producing year end  accounts and hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification.

Main Duties:

  • Co-ordinate and deliver a development plan to aid preparation for the following year’s closedown process
  • Develop accounting systems and associated processes and ad hoc projects
  • Demonstrate detailed technical knowledge, have experience in leading on a local government accounts closedown or similar and therefore hit the ground running.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
  • Analyse complex data and provide solutions and recommendations to achieve appropriate outcomes and have the ability to communicate this effectively at all levels.
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritise and set appropriate
  • deadlines.
  • Have the authority and credibility to build relationships and engage successfully with customers.

As year end and audit draws to a close, there will also be a number of projects that will need this individual to lead on and move forward

Therefore experience in project management and system change will also invaluable

Qualifications/experience required


What’s on offer? £250 – 350 per day plus excellent benefits

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