Head of Finance – Environment and Neighbourhood Services
Sector: Local Government
Date posted: 08/11/2019
Duration: 4 months +
Salary: £600 - £700 per day +
This major client – one of the largest Local Authorities in Europe – are currently looking for an interim Finance Lead to take over financial management and business partnering to the Environment and Neighbourhoods department during a period of significant challenge and change.
The right candidate will be an experienced Local Government Finance expert and will have a good base of knowledge around the services included in environment – Waste; Parks and Leisure; Highways and Transport; Licensing; etc – and will not only be a strong Qualified Accountant with reliable technical skills, but able to influence and advise at the highest levels.
With the team undergoing a number of new challenges in the coming months – from a major improvement programme for finance to a new ERP system as well as a variety of environment-specific elements, you will need to ensure they have adequate resource, plenty of support and advice, and are focused on delivering effectively under pressure.
It is an exciting time to be part of the Council and the assignment will be thoroughly engaging throughout. If you have the skills and expertise required, can evidence that well on your resume and can start a new assignment over the next couple of weeks or, then we look forward to hearing from you.
The role has been assessed as In Scope of IR35, and will run on an ongoing basis with at least 4 months to start.