Head of Finance, Compliance & Governance

Randstad Financial & Professional
Woking, England, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
22 Oct 2020
10 Nov 2020
Experience level
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role has a dual function in terms of a) leading and managing the day-to-day operational Finance function by:

* Ensuring that a high standard of financial processes and procedures is maintained, including all compliance and reporting matters.

* Providing pro-active financial advice and commercial support, with a focus on Optalis's growth and transformation agendas.

* Managing the finance team.

b) providing supervision and oversight of the Compliance, Governance and Performance functions (Quality Assurance, Health and Safety, Information Governance, Management Information) and associated processes, including:

* Provision of accurate and timely data on quality, compliance and performance standards to the Optalis Senior Management Team (SMT).

* Supporting Optalis in delivering its contracts and commissioning KPI's for its Local Authority shareholders.

* Management and delivery of Optalis DPO responsibilities.

* Supporting the overall Optalis strategy of delivering services which represent best value and quality in a way that supports our vision of fulfilling the potential of every customer, colleague and community with whom we work.

Experience & Skills

Degree in accounting, business or finance, or equivalent professional qualification

* Recognised DPO accreditation E D Experience Skills and Abilities

* Comprehensive experience of finance management

* Thorough understanding and knowledge of business principles & practice.

* Comprehensive professional knowledge base of performance management and quality assurance frameworks.

* Ability to lead, manage and direct a variety of staff from various professional backgrounds, to offer positive and flexible leadership and to inspire motivate and support staff

* Well-developed negotiation skills to work with a wide range of stakeholders.

* Ability to work with and influence senior managers

* Understanding of the national and local policies relating to the relevant user groups and an appreciation of the political environment in which the service operates.

* Ability to work autonomously, generating and leading work without direct supervision.

* Ability to effectively use IT equipment and utilise available technology to make best use of resources to deliver efficient and modern services.

* Demonstrable evidence of liaison with and experience of working with public sector bodies and regulators.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills to build effective relationships across the business

* Able to communicate complex financial information to nonfinance colleagues

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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