Finance Team Manager

Recruiter
JT Recruit
Location
Coalville
Posted
23 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Coalville based local authority client are looking for an experienced Finance Team Manager to join them on a full time but temporary basis, from as soon as possible until mid-December (unless extended) working Monday - Friday 8.45am - 5.00pm paying £23.65 per hour.

The role is varied but will include:

* Managing all aspects of the council's finance function including; annual budget, council tax setting, statement of accounts, and financial and capital accounting

* Ensuring that officers and members are provided with high quality strategic advice and direction on financial strategies, policy, standards and practices

* Checking cabinet, council and corporate leadership team reports and making discretionary decisions

* Providing dynamic and positive leadership in managing the staff allocated to the post - financial planning, exchequer services, payroll, treasury management and procurement

* Undertaking strategic analysis and contributing to the development of the annual and medium term financial plans

* Leading on financial input, business modelling and risk assessments for business cases, delivery model appraisals, prudential borrowing assessments, funding bids etc

* Managing the HRA business plan and all associated revenue and capital budgets

* Managing insurance, risk management and investments in accordance with relevant legislation and policies

* Managing strategic and operational procurement functions

* Ensuring that financial and corporate governance controls are implemented whilst seeking areas for ongoing improvement

In order to be considered for this position you must:

* Be a CCAB qualified accountant/equivalent

* Have experience of budget preparation on both revenue and capital budgets

* Have extensive experience of financial management in local government including the use of modern financial management systems and providing financial information and advice to service managers etc

* Have experience of managing a team

* Have strong technical finance skills and the ability to lead complex pieces of work

To apply, please send your CV to Hayley

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