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Finance Manager

  • Location:

    Southwark

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-128

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-16

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-18

Finance Manager
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to join the Local Authority in LONDON 
 
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
 
To provide and manage divisional expertise for management accounting and finance intelligence to enable the Traded Services division to be commercially astute and efficiently manage its internal and external income generation and associated expenditure.
 
To deliver, embed, monitor and champion cyclical and timely strategic and operational budget plans to support success in delivering a commercially viable long-term future and financial contribution to the Council.
 
To provide and manage a sound, robust and timely finance service across the Traded Services division to ensure reporting, governance and compliance of financial management.
 
To direct and manage finance staff to ensure that services meet operational and functional requirements demanded by the divisional portfolio described.
 
KNOWLEDGE
 
Extensive knowledge of planning, setting, control and monitoring of budgets within set allocations.
 
Knowledge of public sector finance standards, approach and constraints
 
Sound knowledge and use of computerised accountancy systems in particular Microsoft office products relevant to the post.
 
Knowledge of financial modelling and job costing and its application in management accounting.
 
Strong evidence of collating, analysing and presenting timely financial information to a senior management audience
 
Strong evidence of developing and implementing finance strategies, systems, policy and procedures incorporating a risk management approach.
 
Evidence of staff and team management including objective setting, performance and output management.
 
Experience of writing financial reports
 
Experience of leading or taking part in specific finance related projects
 
Experience in preparing and delivering briefings and presentations to different audiences, including all staff, managers and chief officers.
 
 
 
If you would like to apply for this position please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.