Head of Financial Services & Financial Controller

Spalding, England
£50000 - £55000 per annum
22 Mar 2019
12 Apr 2019
Scott Gregory
Job Type
HR Generalist
Contract Type
Full Time

Ashley Kate UK are in partnership with a Local Authority Trading Company who are looking for a new Head of Financial Services for their business based in LincolnshireLincolnshire. The clients business provides a range of services into local councils including Financial Services, HR, ICTICT Revenue & Benefits and Business Support.

This executive role requires someone commercially focused with exemplary understanding and knowledge of the public sector finance.

You must be fully CCABCCAB (CIPFACIPFA/CIMACIMA) qualified with significant and demonstrable experience of managing a Financial Service division in full. This role reports directly to the CEO for the business.

Key focuses and responsibilities include:

·To provide the Chief Executive and the Company Board with robust and accurate financial advice and information
·Responsible for the strategic management, improvement and operational delivery of the Financial Services Team
·To lead Company financial business activity to ensure performance management in partnership with the client and across company services
·To provide the strategic financial advice for transformation across the Company and its services
·To ensure compliance and good practice with all financial, accounting, regulatory and policy requirements.
·To develop and maintain financial profiling of Company services and costs
·Responsible for developing and maintaining a robust financial control framework including financial systems to support both client and company activities
·To lead the implementation and project management of finance related transformation work
·Manage transactionaltransactional finance activities including the preparation of year-end financial accounts, appropriate reporting and returns as required, and the provision of financial training across services and in-house.
·Lead on the development, implementation and monitoring of service and financial plans.
·Demonstrate strong people management skills, promoting a positive culture, motivating teams and employees and effectively translating best practice HR initiatives within the overall context of Company employment policies and procedures.
·Ensure comprehensive delivery of professional financial services in line with the established Service Level Agreements(SLASLA) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI'sKPI's)
·Manage workloads and resources using performance information to deal with under performance.
·Initiate, develop and implement service and performance solutions.
·Carry out all other roles or tasks that are consistent with the level of this post or that fall within the scope of the role thereby ensuring that the overall business and operational priorities of the Company are delivered in a timely and effective manner.
·Providing financial reports to and attending and presenting to Client meetings

You must have local government experience and a solid background in a similar senior role and be able to work to and deliver the business'business' strategic objectives and business plans as part of their next 10 year plan.

The roles offers a salary of up to £55,000 plus car, benefits and great pension package.

Please get in contact to apply 0115 922 3000

If you are interested in this role, please apply or contact Ashley Kate for further details.

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