Sector: Local Government
Location: Hybrid working
Date posted: 14/04/2022
Duration: 6 months
Salary: £550 per day
This key finance role will provide essential challenge and support on all financial matters to the council’s major capital projects and ensure that we achieve the best value for money from our schemes and investments. Current projects include significant regeneration of our housing estates, development of an SPV, innovative new build schemes including the council’s own offices and other major infrastructure improvements across the borough. As an experienced, fully qualified accountant, this position provides you with a truly unique opportunity to shape and help drive forward the council’s new initiatives.
Key duties will include:
- Supporting the Council’s services to enable them to achieve their business plan and objectives, including enabling high quality decision making, conducting commercial appraisals, financial modelling and reviewing investment opportunities
- Working closely with external advisers on multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure the council’s interests are protected and its overall financial position is optimised
- Ensuring tax implications are identified and efficient treatments adopted
- Supporting commercial tendering exercises
You will ensure that there are robust financial planning and reporting arrangements in place and you will be able to deliver high quality financial support across all areas in your portfolio.