Head of Finance

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
North Ayrshire
Salary
£400 - £450 per annum
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
6 Month Contract - Head of Finance Head of Finance required for a 6 months contract with our public-sector client based in North Ayrshire. You will be required to lead and manage the Financial Management area of the business and be duties will include but are not limited to - * Manage the Service in accordance with the principles of quality management, efficiency and people development * Support (and where appropriate lead) aspects of Change and Reform Programme. * Contribute to the Directorate Plan * Prepare the Revenue and Capital budgets * Prepare a long term financial strategy and medium term financial plan * Lead (as directed by the Chief Executive) and contribute to the preparation of such statutory, national, regional and other cross service plans and actions * Support Directorates to deliver capital projects * Analyse policies, plans and programmes Essential skills: * Educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline * Member of a CCAB recognised body * Senior Management experience within the public, voluntary or care sectors, or in a large organisation * Experience of managing significant financial resources * Experience of formulating policy on complex issues * Experience of communicating at a strategic level on policy development and performance management * Knowledge of Financial Governance systems Desirable skills: * Experience in the operation of performance management and quality assurance * Experience of working within political structures or at board level * Experience of strategic planning and corporate working * Experience of partnership working and delivering outcomes with other public-sector agencies, voluntary and/or private sector organisations * Awareness of the statutory framework within which local government operates * Sound leadership of cross service/interagency/multi-disciplinary teams To apply for this position please upload your CV to the link provided.