Finance Manager

AD Finance
Birmingham, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am working a Local Authority based in Birmingham City Centre where an opportunity has arisen for an ambitious qualified accountant to support a progressive Authority in meeting a range of challenges.

The role is full time, to start ASAP for 3 months initially and paying up to £400 Umbrella per day (the role is in scope of IR35)

As a Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing comprehensive accountancy support and financial management advice to stakeholders within the People Directorate.

Your main responsibilities will include:

* supporting Heads of Service and other Budget Managers in the review of the revenue and capital budgets

* Maintenance of accounting arrangements in respect of one or more Service Groups

* awareness of funding sources with a view to maximising the resources available to the Authority

* development and maintenance of relevant financial management systems and associated records

To be suitable for the role you will have experience of working on your own initiative with limited supervision or direction and demonstrate the ability to analyse and interpret information from a number of sources and present the outcome in an appropriate format to meet reporting deadlines.

As a qualified accountant you will have extensive knowledge of financial IT systems and have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral.

You will be able to establish and continue good working relationships and work effectively as part of a team and work effectively under pressure when required.


Qualified CCAB accountant (ie a member of the ICAEW, ICAS, ICAI, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA) or qualified by extensive directly relevant experience

Please only apply for this post if you have all the skills, knowledge and experience to carry out the role above.

As the role is to start ASAP, please only apply if you are on no more than a week's notice

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