Head of Finance, Compliance & Governance

Recruiter
Randstad Financial & Professional
Location
Woking, England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
10 Nov 2020
Ref
8759882
Experience level
Director
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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