Programme Finance Manager
Your new company - The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) helps to drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain abroad. They protect and promote our cultural and artistic heritage and help businesses and communities to grow by investing in innovation and highlighting Britain as a fantastic place to visit. We help to give the UK a unique advantage on the global stage, striving for economic success.
Your new role - This is an exciting opportunity to work in Broadband Delivery UK in DCMS, the Lead Government Department for Digital. BDUK is responsible for delivery of three key programmes to accelerate the delivery of superfast and full fibres broadband. These programmes all fall within the Government's top infrastructure projects to support growth by strengthening the UK's digital communications capability and forms a key part of the Government's growth strategy.
The post holder will report to the BDUK Head of Finance, Assurance & Resources and work closely with the DCMS Finance, BDUK Deputy Director of Operations, Programme Directors and their teams. Responsibilities include: Working with Programme Directors to develop the budget profiles required to successfully manage and deliver each programme, to secure the required funding and manage the spending for each of these. Working with other finance managers to manage the operational financial risks. Monitoring the reporting of actual expenditure budgets and preparing monthly and quarterly reports on the programme's overall financial and resourcing position. Providing monthly reporting of actual expenditure on both capital and administration budgets and preparing quarterly reports on the team's overall financial and resourcing position.
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 ambitious and looking for a challenging role in a high profile department. Experience of Programme Accounting or working on large projects would be desirable.
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