S151 Head of Finance

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Southend-on-Sea
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

S151 officer, Local Council CFO

Local Government S151 Officer (Chief Finance Officer)

S151 officer, Local Government Chief Finance Officer, Head of Finance

Your new role
This is a senior level opportunity for an experienced S151 officer to join a Local Council for an interim period of approx 6 months, whilst a permanent placement is found. The organisation has many exciting new initiatives and you will be involved in the Medium Term Financial Planning, Commercial Enterprises, supporting various projects as well as managing an experienced finance team through the audit process.

You will oversee the Service accountants as well as the Technical team, therefore an experienced manager is required, you will also be working closely with the Senior Leadership team on various projects, therefore a wider strategic understanding is also a necessity.

What you'll need to succeed
As this is the S151 officer, you must be a qualified accountant with a strong background in Local Government accounting and experience at S151 officer or Deputy from a large organisation. You must be available to start in as soon as possible, for approx a 6 month contract

What you'll get in return
This role is in-scope of IR35 and will pay approx £600 a day to the successful candidate. The client encourages flexible working, although this is ideally a full time role.

What you need to do now
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