Head of Finance - Children's Social Care

Location
Central London
Salary
up to £600 per day, depending on experience
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
MP-HOF
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance
Sector
Government
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

Allen Lane are currently working with a local authority to recruit a Head of Finance to lead their Children's Social Care finance team. The council is currently undergoing a number of budget pressures across this area and the successful candidate will work closely with the service to deliver improvements. This position provides a truly unique opportunity to shape and help drive forward the council’s new initiatives. 

  • Working alongside Directors and Business Managers to improve financial management within the council and achieve best value
  • Leadership of Children's Social Care finance and ensuring the highest quality service is provided to internal and external providers
  • Development and maintenance of financial expertise and control, ensuring innovative and effective delivery of service

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with strong communication and leadership skills and must have strong Children's Social Care finance experience. This is a pivotal role for the finance function and the wider organisation; it requires a strong relationship builder who will work particularly closely with service colleagues across the business.

If you are a passionate, credible and highly experienced candidate with excellent decision-making and stakeholder management skills who has demonstrated a strong track record of achievement please apply. Please note that due to the urgent time frames on this post applications will be reviewed prior to closing date and as such immediate application is recommended.

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