Interim Senior Finance Business Partner – Children’s Social Care

Allen Lane Limited
£500 - £550 per day
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Local government, Unitary councils, County councils, Borough councils, Local council
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A London Borough are currently looking to recruit an Interim Senior Finance Business Partner for a period of 6 months overseeing Children’s Social Care.


  • Responsible for providing specialist and senior financial and accounting support to Children’s Services
  • Support all officers within the service area, providing them with high level professional advice on a very broad range of financial issues and their relation to the council's corporate and managerial objectives.
  • To provide significant and senior input to corporate financial processes such as co-ordinating major elements of the annual accounts or budgeting processes.
  • To advise on and maintain appropriate financial controls and to challenge senior managers as necessary in this regard.
  • To be an appropriate professional role model to junior staff in the department and to foster and champion professional development.
  • Manage people, performance and budgets.
  • Contribute to the longer term development of the service area.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and report upon large amounts of complex financial, accounting and output information and to analyse complex business processes.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to explain complex financial issues to non-financial managers, Directors and Members, adapting style to suit the audience and the issue.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret legislation and regulation, and to develop strategic policy responses accordingly.
  • Strong leadership skills, capable of motivating and inspiring junior staff and building effective working relationships at senior levels across the organisation and with partners.
  • Able to organise resources and plan work to meet individual, team and departmental objectives.
  • Experience of working in Children’s Social Care Finance.      
  • CCAB Qualified   

The role is predominately remote with an expectation of 1 day a week in the office.                               

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