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Interim Head of Finance

Interim Head of Finance

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    Senior Finance, Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Wasim Yousuf

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:

    Wasim Yousuf

A Head of Finance is being sought by one of the largest local authorities in the UK to continue managing the Finance function for their Adult Social Care department. This role comes at a critical time as the organisation continues its response against Covid-19. This is 12 a month maternity cover to start ASAP. Due to current Covid-19 circumstances, this role will be fully remote based. This subject to change.

Key responsibilities:

  • Full ownership for the financial strategy of the Adult Social Care division providing intellectual insight to aid commercial decision making

  • Providing commercial and financial insight on the various income generations

  • Take a stronghold on the optimisation of the income recovery strategy

  • Business partner with senior management and local authorities to develop strong relationships to aid pipeline activities

  • Developing cost reduction initiatives in line with current objectives

  • Partner with other local and central government to review and adjust any new policies

  • Review and maintain any strategic proposals for the council

  • Highlight any risks for the council and report where necessary

  • Ad-hoc requirements where necessary.

Key requirements:

  • Relevant qualification- ACA, ACCA or CIMA

  • Significant experience within the Adult Social Care area

  • Strong knowledge of financial frameworks within the Public Sector

  • Significant experience of delivering overall change from a financial perspective

  • Excellent communication skills especially with senior management.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who can demonstrate the above in a high performing organisation. You will have the gravitas to challenge senior stakeholders to implement positive change and be a key decision maker. This is a fast moving opportunity, so if this role suits you, please get in touch ASAP.