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Finance Director (Deputy S151 Officer)

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Joe Tooley
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  • Duration: 5 Months
  • Start Date: 03/04/2023
  • Expiry Date: 19 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012488_1679314208

Job: Director of Finance (Deputy S151 Officer)

Contract: 5-6 months

£875 per day (umbrella)

Location: Central London

Hybrid working: 2-3 days per week in the office

Start date: Monday 3rd April

Cedar have partnered with a local government organisation who are seeking a Director of Finance who has been a deputy S151 officer for a 5-6 month contract.

To be considered for this role it's essential that you have experience of being a finance director within a local government organisation where you have been a deputy S151 officer. You will oversee a team of 150 with 9 director reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development & co ordination of the corporate financial framework
  • Deliver efficient financial systems and processes
  • Deliver efficient and effective accountancy and treasury management services that enable financial resources to be accurately recorded
  • Effectively manage budgets
  • Set strategic objectives and lead delivery through robust business and financial planning


  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of being a finance director within a local authority
  • Experience of being a S151 deputy officer
  • Team management experience