Interim Head of Capital Finance

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: Remote working

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 24/05/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: 10 months

Salary: £600 - £675 per day


A seasoned and experienced Interim to lead the financial management accounting and reporting of the capital programme. You will report managerially to the Senior Manager Accountancy & Financial Planning and will work closely with

  • The Assistant Director for Environment & Enterprise who leads on the development and delivery of the capital programme
  • Group Accountant – Corporate Accounting to ensure compliance with accounting and financial reporting standards
  • Group Accountant – Economy & Infrastructure who provides business partnering support to the E&I Directorate including major projects.

You will:

  • Provide support to the development of business cases and decision papers for the Strategic Investment Group (SIG),
  • Attend SIG on behalf of Finance and Accountancy.
  • Support the Capital Programme Team with monitoring of the capital programme and its financing including the production of quarterly reports to Corporate Management Team and Cabinet.
  • Provide specialist accounting advice in relation to capital accounting and compliance with the Council’s governance arrangements

You will demonstrate substantial experience and a successful track record of working in a complex and demanding local authority environment. Expert knowledge of legislative and good practice requirements upon local authority capital accounting is essential.

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33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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