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Head of Finance - Programme Development

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    Up to £500 per day

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    Eszter Katona

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    12 days ago

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Head of Finance- Sutton

The Shared Finance Service ambition is to add value, inspire success and this role is part of the Shared Finance Service (SFS) management team collectively responsible for delivering SFS activities to realise this ambition.
The role provides direct support to the Assistant Director (Finance) and the S151 officer for Kingston council and may be required to deputise the S151 role if the post holder is a member of a qualifying accountancy body.
The post holder is required to manage the financial modelling and analysis as well as business partnering support for the major development programme. The post holder will be part of the Finance Management Team working collaboratively to lead the service as a whole to deliver excellent financial services.

Person specification
Essential Knowledge and Experience
? Completed a relevant professional qualification that supports delivery of functional responsibilities (e.g. CIPFA, CIMA, MBA etc)
? Significant experience at Senior Finance Manager level in a Local Authority or similar public body
? Experience of complex financial modelling and options appraisal

Desirable Knowledge and Experience
? Educated to Degree Level
? Experience of working in a Finance function in the private sector or commercial organisation
? Experience of successfully managing investment activity in a large local authority
? Experience of successfully managing capital programme planning in a large and complex organisation
? Experience of supporting commercial activities or investment programmes at a strategic level
? Experience of HRA Budgeting and investment activities
? Experience of supporting a wide range of organisational initiatives through the finance function, including partnership working, major contract award, local authority trading companies (LATCs), shared services and other alternative delivery models (ADMs)
? Experience of working directly in a strategic capacity with Councillors or elected officials