Finance Transformation Manager

Employer
Lake District National Park Authority
Location
Murley Moss, Kendal
Salary
Grade D: £43,667 - £50,096 pa (pay award pending)
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Finance Transformation Manager

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Location: LDNPA Headquarters, Kendal (including hybrid working as required)

Grade D: £43,667 - £50,096 pa (pay award pending)

Contract: Permanent

Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to transform the Lake District National Park Authority’s Finance Service, developing a business partner approach to the provision of financial services to the Authority and its budget holders. You will lead a highly motivated and committed team, keen to drive financial system and process improvements to provide an effective financial service to the Authority. You will be responsible for leading and driving innovation within the team, supporting a cultural shift towards new ways of working.

Your role

The Lake District National Park Authority Finance Team provide a high quality and reliable service to the Authority that is valued across the organisation. In the spirit of continuous improvement, we are looking to modernise our financial systems and processes to support innovation, deliver operational efficiencies and enhance support to budget holders. You will lead the delivery of Financial Services to the Authority, developing and managing a programme of transformational change to systems and working practices that will improve financial services to the organisation.

This interesting and diverse financial role will involve organisational leadership in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, capital appraisal and the provision of financial advice to a wide range of commercial trading operations and grant funded projects. You will require a great blend of leadership skills, technical skills, and innovation; harnessing the skills of your team to deliver a great service.

What it’s like to work here

The Lake District National Park Authority looks after this unique corner of England, encouraging people to enjoy and understand its beauty and helping those who live and work here.

Our National Park team is passionate about the landscape and proud of the work we do to look after it and help people enjoy it. We are innovative and agile in our approach to work, ensuring we get the best from our resources.

You will be based at our headquarters in Kendal, but we are open to discussions about working in a more flexible, hybrid way if desired.

You will be part of the Authority’s Leadership Team, and will work closely with Members, Management and budget holders to deliver a great service.

About you

You will be a qualified accountant with a track record of leading a team and delivering a high quality financial service to customers. You will have experience of leading financial system and process changes to improve ways of working for your organisation and will be able to demonstrate a high degree of technical competence in your role.

You will be confident and comfortable leading service development, providing financial advice to a wide range of projects and liaising closely with Members, Managers and budget holders as part of the Leadership Team.

Your leadership style will be inclusive and you will inspire your team and organisational colleagues to move forward towards new ways of working.

Ideally your professional background will involve a good working knowledge of local government finance, though this is not an essential requirement for the role.

We’re happy to talk about flexible working – let us know if you want to find out more.

Contact

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Kerry Powell, Director of Communications and Resources Kerry.powell@lakedistrict.gov.uk or 07554110929.

Benefits

Working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Electric car and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Paid time off so you can volunteer
  • Subsidised healthcare scheme

See our website for a complete list of our employee benefits.

We reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive sufficient applications.

Closing date: 6 December at 11.59pm

Interview date: Interviews will be held on 13th and 14th December

 

 

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The Lake District National Park Authority looks after this unique corner of England, encouraging people to enjoy and understand its beauty and helping those who live and work here. Our staff include rangers and field workers, advisers at our Visitor Centres, planners and ecologists.

Find Us
Telephone
01539792555
Location
Murley Moss Business Park
Oxenholme Road
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 7RL
GB

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