Interim Senior Finance Business Partner – Adults

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: South East

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 05/04/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £500 - £600 per day


This role is responsible for delivering all aspects of financial advice across the Adult Social Care function to ensure the provision of comprehensive support to all levels of management and members. Ensuring pro-active and innovative guidance across the breadth of finance functions and supporting complex projects is an integral part of the role.

As this post is Adult Social Care specific, prior experience of this area is essential. The role will be focussed on a specific client area and supports a major transformation programme with significant savings attached. Stakeholder engagement, building and maintaining professional relationships and managing change are all key attributes. Adults is an exciting and high-profile area with opportunity for partnership working with colleagues, peers and health colleagues alike, supporting delivery of quality services to our communities across the county.

  • Make a difference to the local community, by supporting the delivery of quality care and support to our residents. From a wider perspective, be part of a professional finance team and help us transform Essex to a circular economy, as we redefine growth and focus on positive society-wide benefits, including climate change and broader infrastructure development.
  • We are a very large finance team with the annual budget being £1.038m, with an Adult Social Care net budget of £442m.
  • Work for a high performing team with great team morale and friendly, helpful, and supportive colleagues.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Full CCAB qualification with minimum of 2 years post qualification
  • Experience in application of financial management and financial frameworks within a local authority and having worked  through a full financial cycle.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Essential evidence of providing financial advice to inform complex decision making.
  • Evidence of direct influence in improving financial systems and processes.
  • Experience of evaluating and supporting innovative and effective means of financing the long-term delivery of large scale services.
  • Demonstrate significant experience of working with and influencing members and / or executives, as well as, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve service outcomes.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Extensive experience of strong leadership skills and ability to demonstrate credibility, promoting good financial management practice within the business

This role would be considered on a 4 day week and is for an immediate start

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