Job Description

ROLE: Senior Finance Manager
LOCATION: Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
CONTRACT: 4 to 6 months
RATE: £200 per day UMBRELLA
Please note that this role is a hybrid working position with two days a week in office.

The Role

  • Lead a team responsible for the provision of financial advice, management and monitoring information for corporate and specific revenue and capital budget.
  • Take a leading role in the preparation of annual budgets, closure of accounts and statutory returns in line with legislative requirements.
  • Lead on the provision of detailed revenue and capital budget information for inclusion in the budgets and for reporting purposes
  • The Person

  • Possession of the Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies (CCAB) qualification or equivalent.
  • Able to demonstrate Professional financial management skills, including financial planning and forecasting, investment analysis, management accounting and financial governance. High level of analytical skills to examine, manage and present complex financial management information at senior management and Member level.
  • Experience of Effective development, management and motivation of staff within service area, providing leadership and planning for the work of a service based function or Council wide team. Establishes clear targets and monitors progress to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery.
  • Ability to identify patterns and trends that may impact on decisions and propose realistic conclusions identifying the risks and any assumptions made
  • Thinks and acts cross-functionally and cross-organisationally, beyond one’s own professional areas of specialism, perceiving the wider picture and the implications of short-term decisions for the achievement of long-term strategic goals