Finance manager

Eden Brown Synergy
Morpeth, UK
Closing date
20 Nov 2020

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Eden Brown is working in partnership with a public sector organisation, to recruit for a Finance manager based in Northumberland.

This is an amazing opportunity for a Finance manager to embark onto a prestigious public sector organisation and join a successful team and including being responsible for developing and implementing the Council's Strategic Finance and Corporate Services Programme and to manage the delivery of programmes, projects and initiatives across specific Departments and the Authority. To act as deputy to the Service Director. To provide and initiate leadership, management and advice, on all Corporate Finance and Business-related issues.

Key responsibilities:

Corporate, Strategic Finance, external funding and Operational Management Plans, Financial Regulations, Business Management Plans.

To provide effective co-ordination and management in the directorate, including the setting and achievement of business targets and performance management.

To make an innovative and effective contribution to the Corporate Management of the Directorate and County Council.

To effectively and efficiently manage resources from across Finance on specific/ad-hoc projects in a collaborative manner.

To calculate and advise the Service Director - Finance on the impact of changes to central government funding mechanisms and the potential; impact upon council tax,business rates and rent levels.

To instil and continuously encourage a culture of Customer Care and Engagement across the Division.

To actively contribute towards the productions of the Authority's revenue and capital medium term financial plans and 30 year business plan for the Housing Revenue Account.

Ensuring the authority meets its statutory timetable for production of the annual accounts and submission of grant claims and returns and liaison with the external auditors in relation to these.

Continuously promoting and reviewing effective partnership arrangements, for the delivery of high quality services, through effective and constructive relationships with colleagues and external contacts

Responsibility for providing and managing the financial services for all departments including Active Northumberland, at board level.

Candidate requirements and skills:

Degree level, higher degree, professional qualifications from a recognised Finance related Chartered

Institute, plus recent and relevant post qualification training, additional qualifications and experience in a relevant context.

Evidence of recent and relevant management training i.e. DMS or CIM

Evidence of experience and appreciation of cross-cutting issues and challenges.

In-depth knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures.

Understands the diverse functions of a large complex public sector organisation and the relevant professional issues.

Knowledge of current financial, regulations, policies, procedures, trends and developments.

Commercially aware and understands the relationship between costs, quality, customer care and corporate performance assessments.

Thorough understanding of Health & Safety legislation and the ability to produce concise but accurate risk assessments.

Understanding and able to interpret and implement contemporary issues

If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please apply now or contact rosie (url removed)

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer. For more opportunities, please visit (url removed)
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