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Head of Finance - HRA

Allen Lane Limited
London (Greater)
600 - £650 per day
Closing date
9 Aug 2024


Allen Lane are delighted to be assisting a Borough Council with the recruitment of an Interim  Head of Finance for their Housing Service Directorate. This interim role will be for 3 – 6 months and will be responsible for the management of financial information for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) both in terms of financial monitoring, forecasting and the Medium Term Finance Plan.

Key duties will include:

  • Management of a team of a medium-sized, experienced team 
  • Responsible for in-year budget monitoring, forecasting, and reporting
  • Support Budget Holders with their budget management and value for money savings
  • Working with Budget Holders to achieve their savings targets
  • To be responsible for the Mmedium term financial plan in relation to the HRA
  • To review current processes for forecasting and monitoring and to recommend and implement process improvements
  • Communicate any legislative changes to relevant colleagues together with the financial implications of these changes.
  • To ensure that all relevant grant claims and all statutory and non-statutory returns are completed accurately and on time

The ideal person for this role will be a qualified Accountant who has extensive experience in medium-term and long-term financial planning as well as an experienced manager.  Experience within a Council HRA environment is essential.

This role will have a hybrid working model with two days per week on-site per week in London.


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