FInance / Accounts / Accountant
Posted on Feb 9, 2021 by CV-Library
Finance Business Partner Worcester Contract £20.12 per hour Our client is looking for an experienced local authority/public sector Finance Business Partner. The postholder is a key part of a dynamic and creative Finance Team that: drives, supports and works to deliver the significant transformation activity of the County Council and manages the provision of a robust General Ledger control environment. The post holder is responsible for the delivery of all financial management within relevant Directorate (s). The post holder will support the Head of Finance, Senior Finance Business Partner, Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer to sign off external auditor issues with the external auditors prior to the clearance meeting. The post supports the Chief Accountant, Financial Systems and Control Manager, Head of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in developing a robust financial plan that balances the needs of the Council within the funding envelope available to it for the relevant Directorate (s). The role requires the highest standards of integrity and judgement. The post holder will be at the forefront of change and work with and advise senior management and Directors on the development of key change activities and how the changes may have a financial impact on the Council within a riskier and more sensitive environment. The postholder will need to think creatively where solutions do not exist and have a real impact on high profile and important areas of the Council to provide independent advice, support and key recommendations casting a shadow across a much wider part of the County Council than just within the traditional role of the Finance function. The post demands an application of creative and innovative thinking as the Council enters a period where the drive for savings demands a real awareness of the financial impact of actions taken, as well as responding to revised accounting standards and guidance. It is essential that the post holder: Is a qualified member of an accountancy body recognised by CCAB - level 7 or equivalent substantial evidence of being qualified by experience to undertake the role Demonstrates evidence of continuing professional development relating to the above It is desirable that the post holder has: A management qualification EXPERIENCE: It is essential that the post holder has: Substantial experience of working at a senior level within a Finance function Significant experience of successfully introducing and managing change. Substantial experience in delivering financial advice at a strategic level across services Significant experience of managing and developing individuals and teams within a diverse staff group with success in delivering team outcomes. Significant proven expert ability in effective budget / financial management at a senior level. Significant track record in successfully delivering objectives in a customer focused service. Significant experience of effectively building partnerships and working co-operatively with a broad range of internal and external contacts and groups. Please only apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV
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