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Head of finance - Public Sector

Employer
121 Jobs Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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A 3 months+ opportunity for a Head of Finance has arisen with the local authorities in Leeds.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspiring Head of Finance to take a leading role in developing our financial strategy and managing our £500m pa budget, working with the mayor and the senior team to ensure our spending delivers the best outcomes in West Yorkshire.

Reporting into the Director, Corporate and Commercial Services you will provide the financial leadership to develop and deliver the medium-term financial strategy. You will lead the finance team in maximising financial resources, take a strategic approach to the management of budgets and ensure appropriate scrutiny of financial performance and forecasts, covering all Combined Authority budgets and supporting the Mayor and Deputy Mayor Policing and Crime with their commissioning of the annual policing budget of c£500m.

Skills and Experience:
  • Extensive experience of successfully managing large scale and complex budgets in the public sector.
  • Proven organisational and strategic leadership skills.
  • Experience of advising and supporting a range of stakeholders including Members, government and partner organisations.
  • Well-developed accounting and financial skills, supported by membership of a CCAB / CIMA qualified body.

Hours of work are 9am till 5pm, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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