Interim Finance Manager - Children's Services

Employer
CIPFA-Penna
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitive day rate
Closing date
8 Dec 2021
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Sector
Local government, Unitary councils, County councils, Local council
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Job Details

We are searching for a Finance Manager for the Children’s Services directorate of a busy unitary local authority. The role will be appointed on an interim basis for a minimum period of 3 months.

The main duties in this role will be to support the directorate through budget-setting, manage a team of 3 accountants and support the education team with budget-setting and forecasting.

This role may also involve some hands-on accounting work to analyse the performance and reports of each area, identifying and correcting any issues discovered and completing financial reports accordingly. Additionally, the successful applicant will support budget-holders, offering guidance on budgetary monitoring and service performance where necessary.

The successful applicant will ideally possess a finance qualification (CIPFA, ACCA, CIMA or ACA) and have previous experience of working within a children’s services finance team for another local authority organisation. Additional experience of education / schools, specifically the schools funding formula, would also be an advantage.

Send your CV to jonathon.sheppard@penna.com for consideration or more information.

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Find out more about our services at www.cipfa.org/recruitmentservices or call the CIPFA-Penna team on 020 3849 2703.

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