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Head of Strategic & Corporate Finance

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Daisy Cottenham
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  • Duration: 4 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 12 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012131_1673627465

A local authority is looking for an Interim Head of Strategic & Corporate Finance to join them on a 4 month basis paying £575 Umbrella Co. This is a hybrid role with offices based in Central London.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Leading the process for the development and monitoring of the Council's medium term financial strategy
  • Managing a team
  • Engaging with members and senior leadership across the organisation
  • Providing strategic oversight and advice to the development of capital and revenue business cases
  • Leading financial planning, including the annual budge build setting process and timetable
  • Overseeing the delivery of a proactive financial management function

Key candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Expert knowledge of local authority accounting practice
  • Knowledge of the requirements to manage a Medium Term Financial Strategy
  • Advanced Excel
  • Hands on approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Senior level experience in a Local Authority environment in collating the Medium Term Financial Strategy report is essential

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