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Finance Manager

Employer
Akton Recruitment Ltd
Location
West Yorkshire, Yorkshire And The Humber, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Title:
Finance Manager




Location:
Kirklees, West Yorkshire

Contract Type: 6-Month Contract, Hybrid Working



Salary:
£400-£500/day

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Finance Manager to join a local authority in Kirklees. This pivotal role involves providing a comprehensive and high-quality financial service, encompassing management, supervision, and leadership of staff. As a Finance Manager, you will play a key role in driving financial performance, managing resources effectively, and contributing to the overall success of our organization.



Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and supervision to the finance team, ensuring commitment towards team goals and service vision.
  • Performance manage the finance team to ensure delivery of high-quality services to our customers.
  • Develop positive working relationships and actively contribute to the development of the team and yourself.
  • Act as a visible leader, sharing information in a clear and concise manner to build understanding.
  • Support the Head of Service by being a member of the Finance Manager Group.
  • Deliver a comprehensive, high-quality, and timely financial management service in accordance with statutory, financial, and council procedures.

Requirements:
  • Membership of a recognised CCAB professional accountancy body is essential.
  • Experience in resource and business planning within a local authority or similarly complex organisation.
  • Awareness of current issues affecting local government and their financial implications.
  • Experience with complex financial systems in a large organisation.
  • Experience in supporting the preparation of budgets, medium-term financial and service plans, and implementing mechanisms to monitor their activity.
  • Ability to advise and motivate senior managers and finance staff, prioritising workloads effectively.
  • Experience in supporting managers in producing sound and robust business cases for resource investment.
  • Experience in identifying and managing risk within a financial context.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a difference and possess the required skills and experience, please apply now!

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