Finance Business Partner – Capital Projects
Sector: Local Government
Date posted: 17/04/2019
Duration: 6 months
Salary: £400 - £500 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 they achieve the best value for money from their schemes and investments. Current projects include significant regeneration of their housing estates, development of an SPV, innovative new build schemes including the council’s own offices and other major infrastructure improvements across the authority. As an experienced, fully qualified accountant, this position will provide 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 is 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.