Head of Finance

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Cardiff, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1241908663
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your new organisation
Our client is a well-known Public Sector organisation based in Cardiff. They are looking for an interim Head of Finance to assist during a period of change.

Your new role
Reporting to the Director of Finance you will help build a new finance team and play a pivotal role in reshaping the way finance currently operates. Other duties include:

  • Develop and implement a sustainable & strategic financial model comprising 1/3/5-year comprehensive revenue and capital forecasts to inform the upcoming Spending Review.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with other government departments and key stakeholders to ensure adequate funding of cross government initiatives
  • Lead the provision of consistent, robust, strategic business partnering support to the organisation, developing the team to become exemplars in strategic financial management through business partnering


What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with extensive financial management and business partnering experience within an SME business/the Civil Service. Have a good understanding of Central Government Supply Estimates and the Spending Review process. Be very strong in financial/business planning, project accounting and analysis and budgeting. Have strong organisational and people management skills. Be able to communicate complex financial analysis to non-financial people. Show understanding of business strategy, business processes and activities and the underlying cost drivers.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging role, which offers a diverse, demanding and interesting workload. This role is paying circa £400 p/d (inclusive of holiday pay) for the right candidate., on an initial 6 month interim placement.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Adam Brooks now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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