Head of Finance (Supporting Communities)
Sector: Local Government
Date posted: 07/10/2019
Salary: £67,223 - £82,164 per annum
A London based Council with one of the most ambitious regeneration programmes in the sector, including building over 3000 new homes, improving community facilities and building new schools, is currently recruiting for a Head of Finance to play a critical role in the delivery of the programme.
The Head of Finance will play a key role in providing strategic financial advice to the Supporting Communities directorate, and lead a team to implement strategies that will deliver the aspirations in the Councils Plan. It will lead the Housing Revenue Account 30 year business plan, successfully prioritising the Council’s commitment to resident safety and the delivery of the better homes programme in a challenging and turbulent funding environment. The role will also drive exceptional performance with innovation, demonstrating high quality leadership and management skills.
To be suitable for the role you need to be a fully qualified accountant, with excellent leadership skills, and the ability to proactively seek out creative solutions to long term financial challenges. Proven experience of supporting decision making and challenging senior stakeholders is essential, whilst a track record of successfully advising on Regeneration and Development programmes will be highly desirable.