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Head of Finance

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £44835 - £47919 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Stephanie Tasker

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a Head of Finance for a Public Sector organisation in Lancashire. This role will be responsible for all areas of financial management, management of the team and to play a key role in the strategic planning of the organisation.

Key responsibilities of the Head of Finance:

  • Provide effective management and leadership for the finance team
  • Manage the functions of finance office including accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking, online payments, general ledger, cash holdings and control accounts
  • Maintain relationships and external stakeholders including the auditor and the organisations bank
  • Implement improvements in the use of the finance system
  • Take responsibility for the administration of the organisations finance system
  • Support budget holders in budgetary control and provide user and provide user-friendly and timely financial reports for budget holder and management
  • Ensure robust and effective financial controls and in place
  • Work with the commercial team to ensure value for money and explore funding opportunities for the organisation
  • Develop and oversee financial policies and procedures
  • Lead on the year-end accounting and audit processes
  • Present financial plans and reports to the senior management team

Required skills and experience of the Head of Finance:

  • Lead, support and work as part of a high-performing team
  • Ability to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Ability to produce reports, action plans and analyse data, interpreting and analysing complex information
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • CCAB qualified
  • Integrity, honesty, transparent and commitment
  • Calm and personable demeanour, especially when under pressure
  • Self-motivated, passionate and driven to achieve results through effective, inspiring leadership and a common-sense approach

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this Head of Finance role, please apply ASAP.

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