Interim Director of Finance & Procurement

Recruiter
Change It Consulting Ltd
Location
West Wickham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1263482013
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our South West based, Local Authority Client is seeking a highly experienced Interim Director of Finance & Procurement.
In terms of BAU deliverables and projects that the Interim Director of Finance & Procurement will be involved in; They will be Senior Responsible Officer for the Enterprise Resource Planning (currently SAP) replacement Lead, developing an outcome based business plan approach and a 3 year zero based budget setting. The Interim Director of Finance & Procurement will also be respbonsible for embedding a new finance structure and recruiting to vacant posts.
The Interim Director of Finance & Procurement will need the following key skills / experience:
  • Section 151 experience in a large Local Authority or Unitary
  • A qualified accountant in compliance with Section 113 Local Government and Finance Act 1988, e.g. CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA;
  • Substantial experience of strategic financial management in a large and diverse organisation
  • Evidence of post qualification personal and professional continued development
  • Expert functional knowledge and/or providing significant advice with impact across the council.
  • A broad knowledge and understanding of the services impacted by the service/function and across the council
  • Proven extensive senior management experience of managing a range of services and functions at a corporate strategic level
  • Substantial experience in both strategic and operational management across a range of services and functions within a large and complex organization
  • Ability to deliver and support successful cultural and organisational change programmes with impact across the council
  • Leadership of high profile innovativeprojects which have wide ranging impact and reputational risk for the Council
  • Significant budget management experience across a range of services and functions

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