Strategic Finance Manager

Recruiter
Lincolnshire County Council
Location
Lincoln
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Dec 2018
Closes
14 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract

Do you hold a full CCAB or CIMA accounting qualification with substantial relevant post qualification experience? Do you have detailed knowledge and understanding of financial management, accounting principles and practice? If so, Lincolnshire County Council has the role for you.

We are seeking to appoint a Strategic Finance Manager to assist with the management and oversight of one or more corporate financial responsibilities including the provision of financial advice to a number of commissioning strategies.

Strategic Finance Manager
Grade 11: GBP38,052 - GBP42,806
Lincoln
37 hours a week
Permanent

About the role:

The successful candidate will manage a small team of finance professionals providing proactive, high quality financial advice in relation to all aspects of Adult Care and Public Health supporting service delivery, performance improvement and efficiency, including providing constructive challenge, validation and problem solving.

Supporting the Head of Finance the post holder will also have oversight of several corporate financial responsibilities including the provision of financial advice to a number of commissioning strategies and liaison with local Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS provider organisations with the post holder being heavily involved in the continued development of Lincolnshire's Better Care Fund.

If the idea of providing high quality financial advice and support to Councillors, Executive Directors, senior managers and budget holders appeals to you, and you have the statistical and financial skills detailed in the job description then this would be a great opportunity.

About you:

Do you hold a full CCAB or CIMA accounting qualification with substantial relevant post qualification experience? Consideration will also be given to part qualified individuals with substantial relevant experience in a senior role.

We are looking for someone with detailed knowledge and understanding of local government finance including service funding arrangements, principles of financial management, accounting principles and practice.

Good communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with councillors, senior officers, external auditors and partners including funding bodies and government departments and agencies is also essential.

If you have good report writing and presentational skills and can produce comprehensive high quality reports and business cases in a clear manner and within tight timeframes then we would love to hear from you.

About us:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which offers valuable discounts, salary-sacrifice schemes and areas of professional support and development.

If you feel that you fit the criteria above please apply now and we look forward to receiving your application.

The interviews for this post are anticipated to take place W/C 28/01/2019, however, this is subject to change.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Steven Houchin or Emma Farley on . Please be advised that due to the festive period Steven will be available after the 07/01/2019 and Emma will be available after the 03/01/2019 or alternatively please email for a response to be sent in the New Year.