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Finance Manager

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Finance Manager will ideally be a member of a recognised CCAB professional accountancy body.

Our client, a public sector organisation based in Huddersfield are seeking an innovative and creative Finance Manager to join our team and contribute to delivering high-quality financial management support services. The ideal candidate will be a member of a recognised CCAB professional accountancy body and will play a key role in driving the modernisation of our service.

Day to Day of the role:
  • Provide a comprehensive, high-quality financial service, including the management and supervision of staff.
  • Act as a visible leader, effectively managing resources and demonstrating a passion for making a difference.
  • Communicate information clearly to build understanding and share expert knowledge.
  • Manage a finance team, serving as a positive role model and ensuring commitment to team goals and service vision.
  • Performance manage the team to deliver excellent service to our customers.
  • Foster positive working relationships and commit to the development of your team and personal growth.
  • Support the Head of Service as a member of the Finance Manager Group.
  • Ensure financial management services are directed and controlled in line with statutory, financial, and council procedures.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of financial planning processes and support the council in developing strategies to adapt to changing requirements.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Experience in resource and business planning within a local authority or complex organisation.
  • Awareness of current issues affecting local government and financial implications for local authorities.
  • Proficiency with complex financial systems in a large organisation.
  • Skilled in preparing budgets, financial and service plans, and monitoring mechanisms.
  • Ability to advise and motivate senior managers and finance staff, prioritising workloads effectively.
  • Experience in producing business cases and managing risk.
  • Knowledge of professional accounting standards.
  • Experience in managing the preparation of annual accounts and providing financial advice to managers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to support the development of finance services.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a standard DBS check. To apply for this Finance Manager position, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.

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