Head of Finance Business Intelligence

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
London, South East England
Salary
47000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new company - In the wake of BREXIT and in light of the upcoming general election, there has never been a more exciting time to join Central Government. The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is a small department with substantial responsibilities. Their sectors make up more than 13% of the UK economy and their efforts enrich the lives of people across the country through their involvement in social action, culture, the arts and sport.

Your new role - This exciting new role will be responsible for setting up and leading the finance business intelligence function for the Department. Initially, this will be focussed on the needs and priorities of the Finance Team itself, with the expectation that services will be offered more widely across the Department in time. The post holder will work closely with the Shared Services Team and Historic England to develop essential analytical tools to improve forecasting accuracy and for use in the analysis of the affordability of business cases.

This role has a wide ranging brief and would particularly suit an individual interested in taking on a key role in the successful development and running of the team. In addition they are also responsible for financial reporting to the Finance Committee and the Executive Board and will ensure that all financial returns are compiled and submitted on time to the highest standard.

What you'll need to succeed - You will be a fully qualified accountant with excellent interpersonal skills. You will be able to present financial information to non-financial stakeholders and be experienced in developing new processes and procedures. You will be a good leader and be able to train and develop a relatively newly created team. You will be ambitious and looking for a challenging role in a high profile department.

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