Interim Assistant Head of Finance

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Cardiff / Newport
Salary
£225 - £300 per day
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
JN -022021-2004910
Contact
Ross Brown
Job role
Head of finance
Sector
Public sector
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

The role will be initially for circa 4 months whilst I am recruiting the permanent role on a retained basis.

Client Details

My client is a large complex Public Sector organisation based in South Wales.

Description

Reporting to the Head of Finance, The Head of Finance is responsible for managing the day to day activities of the finance team.

The team are well established, motivated and work as a tight close nit unit.

This role will be covering a vacant Assistant HOF spot that I am recruiting on a permanent basis and will be starting late February/early March.

The key elements of the Interim role will be to continue the development of the corporate finance side of the organisation (Financial Accounting, Capital Accounting, treasury etc) as well as having oversight and responsibility for all the budgetary areas and Financial Business Partnering teams.

Profile

You will be a qualified Accountant with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA

You will have worked in a large complex organisation, Ideally Public Sector, NHS, Education etc, however candidates from large complex commercial organisations will be considered.

You will have excellent technical accounting experience and be able to run a successful Financial Accounting team, that delivers the year end accounts, Capital Accounting, Capital Project investment and also manage the Finance business partnering teams.

You will have excellent interpersonal teams, being able to influence key stakeholders across the organisation.

you will have an inclusive management style and be able to get the best out of your teams.

Job Offer

An initial 4 month assignment, however this may get extended.

Salary c £225 - £300 per day depending on experience

You will have to go to site to conduct a handover with the departing Assistant HOF. This will be for around 1 week. After that, the role will be home based.