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Head of Finance

Head of Finance
Job Roles Practice Accountant
SectorPublic Sector & NFP - Civil Services
Salary55,000 to 56,000 per annum
LocationsManchester - Manchester
Job TypePermanent
Job Description
I am currently recruiting a Head of Finance for a government body based in Manchester.

To support the Executive Director of Finance and Governance by overseeing the organisation's system of financial controls and leading and managing a team providing high quality finance and accounting services. Key duties include:

*Supporting the effective delivery of the recently agreed 4-year Financial Strategy
*Coordinating and delivering the annual, 6-Month Review and 9-Month Review budget setting exercises
*Managing the production of timely, high quality financial management information, including delivery of monthly summary reports to Executive Board.
*Management of bank accounts in accordance with Government Banking Service guidance.
*Developing and proactively managing effective relationships with key external stakeholders, which include teams from HM Treasury, the NAO, and our internal audit providers.
*Producing the annual Resource Accounts and Summary Accounts, which comply with HM Treasury's Financial Reporting Manual
*Managing and continuously improving the organisation's system of internal financial control, including monitoring adherence to procedures and ensuring that internal guidance and desk instructions are maintained and updated regularly.
*Ensuring that the annual internal audit on financial systems receives ratings of 'substantial' or 'full' assurance and that all relevant agreed recommendations are implemented on time.

You will be managing a team of 5 staff below (mixed qualified and transactional staff). You will need to be a fully qualified self-starter and have experience in leading a team.

This role is paying £55,000 plus benefits.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV to or give me a call on 0207 324 0592.
Date Posted22/12/15 09:49
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