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Interim Finance Business Partner

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Daisy Cottenham
  • Contact Email: daisyc@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011281_1658304582

A local authority is looking for an Interim Finance Business Partner to join them on a 3 month basis. They are paying up to £400 per day inside IR35.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and leading complex projects, including analysing the financial and non-financial implications of changes in the law, policies and strategies
  • Gathering data to use to project demand and finances
  • Assisting in producing the Council's statutory annual accounts
  • To lead effective liaison, negotiations and communications with a wide range of stakeholders and partners to ensure financial management considerations are properly considered in critical decisions
  • Responsible for the financial input to budgetary control arrangements across the Council and for ensuring realistic budgets, business plans, and performance indicators are in place.

Key candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • In depth knowledge of local authority accounting practice
  • Significant commercial business partnering experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Significant financial planning & analysis experience
  • Experience using Agresso desirable
  • Advanced Excel
  • Hands on approach
  • Excellent communication skills