Transformation Finance Lead

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: West Midlands

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 28/01/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £650 per day +


An outstanding opportunity for a high calibre qualified Finance interim to provide robust and comprehensive support to a major cross-council improvement and modernisation programme at a major Metropolitan borough.

The right candidate will need to have some Government or Council experience, but is likely to have worked in a variety of sectors before, including potentially with consultancy firms operating alongside major blue chip/public sector bodies. In addition they will be highly qualified in Accountancy/Finance, with a strong academic background, and be able to evidence an ability to significantly influence and improve financial controls in complex and wide ranging plans and programmes.

Working on up-to 40 Projects covering six work-streams, the right candidate will be involved – among other things – in:

  • Reviewing and critiquing business cases from a Financial Standpoint, challenges figures and assumptions underlying key decisions
  • Providing robust and detailed financial assessment on the potential impact of programmes of work, as well as being able to drill down into practical costs and challenges
  • Relaying complex information in simple, concise terms to senior Executive stakeholders
  • Working effectively with high calibre and diverse programme leads with varying remits and backgrounds, gaining buy-in and offering effective challenge

If you can evidence effective delivery on complex financial matters in challenges political environments and are looking for your next challenge, I want to hear from you. Please send a resume and covering note ASAP.

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