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Head of Finance

  • Location:

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £397.24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ450928_1634026950

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Head of Finance

1. Purpose of Job:
As a member of the senior finance management team, work with Members and senior officers to develop the vision and values for the London Borough of Barnet and to be responsible for the delivery of that vision through sound financial management in the Council, particularly through delivery of the corporate plan and financial strategy.

As a senior finance manager you are expected to be a professional lead within your respective area of finance, provide expertise and high quality financial services to senior stakeholders, proactively contribute to the achievement of the finance service's vision, and contribute towards an innovative, high performance and continuous improvement culture.

This role helps discharge Section 151 responsibilities, and will lead by example, striving to help build a sustainable, highly effective service that delivers exceptional value for its residents through leadership on financial stewardship, insight and innovation.

Provide outstanding leadership and direction to the service, driving service transformation and ensuring excellent joint working with Members, senior officers and other stakeholders.