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Head of Finance

Ivy Rock Partners
London (Central), London (Greater)
£650 per day
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

Job Details

Ivy Rock Partners are supporting a Unitary Council to recruit a Head of Finance for a 6 month contract, the successful candidate will report directly into the Director of Finance Business Partnering and will take responsibility for leading the business partnering function across Adults social care.

You will lead on the budget setting, budget monitoring and budget forecasting process for the directorate there is a particular focus on cost savings and Financial modelling. You will line manage a team of finance business partners and will take responsibility for motivating the team in a changing environment to demonstrate continuous improvement

The successful candidate will work closely with the service leadership team, and members, to aid decision making and also be a trusted ally helping develop, challenge and support service plans and project delivery

As an effective leader, you will have the ability to motivate the team in a changing environment to demonstrate continuous improvement

You will be an experienced and professional CCAB or CIMA qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience and evidence of continuous professional development. You will be able to demonstrate a substantial track record of providing successful leadership, financial management and advice at a senior level across a local Authority. 


Ivy Rock Partners is a values-driven recruitment agency dedicated to the not for profit and public sector client base; and has been set up with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional service to clients and never losing sight of integrity.

Ivy Rock Partners provide search and recruitment support to not-for-profit and public sector clients wanting only the very best service.

How we can help:

We work with organisations that fall into the not-for-profit and public sectors, ranging across: arts, charities, education, central government, local government, housing and the NHS.

With a particular focus on finance, we recruit roles across all corporate services, ranging from mid-senior to executive search.

If you are looking for your next role and want to explore the areas we specialise in, our approach would be to put together a bespoke plan to ensure you are being considered for the best possible roles.  

At Ivy Rock Partners, our role goes beyond that of simply sending you job descriptions and arranging your interviews – we can make introductions to those in our network to better your understanding of the sector/choices you have; provide interview training; offer expert insights; invites to specific networking events; provide cv advice and help with applications at every stage. We want to find ways to help and put you in the very best position to get the right role.

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07909 030 965
25 Buckingham Palace Road

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