Head of Finance

Recruiter
Morgan Law
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£60,000 – 70,0000
Posted
29 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Nov 2019
Ref
JC 29/10/19
Hours
Full Time

I am actively looking to recruit a Head of Finance for a Central Government body based in London.

You need to be an experienced fully qualified accountant to lead on a diverse portfolio focussed on strategic aspects of financial reporting, financial management and financial control in the Department.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for delivering and leading a high-quality finance function that supports the department's needs in strategic financial planning
  • You will work closely with the existing Finance manager who has responsibility for budget management and Finance business partnering
  • You will contribute to the work of the Departmental Board, Audit & Risk and People & Resources committees, ensuring that robust financial management and control processes are in place and that the Department’s senior management is supported in taking high-level, strategic decisions
  • The annual budget process and ensuring that spend remains within delegated     budgets, including workforce/salaries planning
  • Responding to all forecast/budget related commissions 
  • Developing and improving processes, systems and controls with a view to ensuring the department is compliant
  • Provide line management, technical and professional leadership to the wider finance team

I am requiring someone who has a Strategic approach to managing budget and risks. Ideal to someone who has managed a SR, has good contacts with HMT and NAO and above all someone who will be credible to senior staff.

Essential Key Requirements:

  • Qualified
  • SC cleared
  • Meet the criteria above

Please ensure you meet the criteria above before applying.

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