REED Talent Solutions are working with a local authority in Bury to find a Senior Finance Manager on a temporary basis.
Length of role: Initial 6 months.
The Strategic Finance Lead will provide strategic financial and commercial services and advice to enable the Council's planning and operational activity to be delivered in sustainable and cost effective ways. The role will act in accordance with all statutory requirements such as the production of financial statements and agreeing annual budgets. You will be a key member of the leadership team and support all areas of the Business Growth and Infrastructure (BGI) department and Housing Revenue Account (HRA)
The BGI dept is responsible for regeneration and housing development for the Council to support the place shaping objectives and generate income streams to support the organisation.The functions which will need to be supported include :-• Property Services - management of the land and property portfolio including transformational works including Accelerated Land Disposals,• Economic Development - business development (economic development) including monitoring the impact upon Business Rates base and income generation• Planning/building control, including monitoring of the housing growth and impact on Council Tax generation• Housing Options & Needs - including homeless prevention and support and management of multiple grant/funding streams• Ongoing savings required will need support on development of business cases which may include utilising the flexible use of capital receipts strategy, invest to save or service redesign