Rochdale Borough Council - Strategic Financial Advisor (Interim) (Senior)
Location: Floor 2, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
Contract: Initial 4 Week Contract to cover leave - Could be extended.
Hours: Full Time Monday to Friday / 9:00am - 5:00pm
Payrate: £21 an Hour
PURPOSE & OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB
To provide vision direction and leadership to facilitate the delivery of a high-quality finance service for the Council that delivers value for money and is fit for purpose.
To lead and develop the finance teams initiating and driving improvements.
To develop, build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders using effective communication, influencing, listening and negotiation skills as appropriate.
To ensure statutory and business critical finance functions are carried out in a way that delivers value for money and follows a risk-based approach.
To take responsibility for managing the delivery of accurate and robust financial information to support the Council's statutory and business critical financial functions, including Budget Setting, Budget Monitoring,
Closure of Accounts and input into key Service and Council wide developments , delivering results in an accurate and timely manner.
To support effective, informed decision making within the Council through scrutiny/review of financial information and provision of support to Services around this issue.
To manage and develop resources including financial and staffing necessary to deliver the Council and Service objectives, policies and procedures.
To develop and lead in enabling staff within Finance Services and other Services of the Council to fulfil their financial responsibilities through training, support and advice.
To act as ambassador for the Council and Service at all times and develop and maintain effective and professional relationships within the service and with other services/partners to raise the profile of Finance Services.
To manage the development and coordination of administration and control arrangements to ensure the Council's Financial Management Systems are effective and robust.
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.
To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on (phone number removed) or Email