Senior Finance Officer
  Negotiable
  Lewes, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Senior Finance Officer - Interviews Immediately

Senior Finance Officer

My client is a local government authority based in Southern England. Purpose of the Role: To provide a professional and comprehensive finance service including support, advice, guidance and challenge to budget managers

Main responsibilities:
As a critical friend, you will engage with and advise budget managers in managing, monitoring and reporting on financial performance and provide financial forecasts including unit costing data and savings/efficiency analyses, act as the key customer contact for designated service area(s) and develop excellent collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders and partners. You will also monitor, review and develop the effectiveness of services, systems, processes and records, suggesting improvements to ensure best value for stakeholders and customers as well as undertake research, analysis and reporting of high quality financial and management information. You will also assist with the induction of new colleagues and provide cover for senior staff as and when appropriate. As a Finance Officer you will represent The Service Finance at internal and external meetings, working groups and project teams as required and brief senior staff on decisions made and issues requiring resolution. You will also provide financial training, support, and induction to finance for finance staff and customers of financial services, for example, budget managers and school bursars. It will also be your responsibility to prepare annual revenue and capital estimates in accordance with approved plans and policies, in consultation with departmental budget managers, ensuring compliance with corporate procedures, timescales and financial regulations.

Key skills:
You will need to have excellent customer service: professional, credible and to be a trusted adviser to service managers as well as excellent communication skills including the ability to produce clear and concise numerical and written reports, to simplify and explain complex data. You will need to have adaptable and variable communication styles, to illustrate the impact of financial issues as well as interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to challenge decisions and assumptions. You will need to be a competent user of common ICT applications, such as, Word, Excel, Outlook, or equivalents, be well organised with demonstration of planning as well as having an awareness of the services supported and its context within the wider local authority agenda.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


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Posted on: 2022-12-04 10:48:04

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Senior Finance Officer
  Negotiable
  Lewes, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Senior Finance Officer - Interviews Immediately

Senior Finance Officer

My client is a local government authority based in Southern England. Purpose of the Role: To provide a professional and comprehensive finance service including support, advice, guidance and challenge to budget managers

Main responsibilities:
As a critical friend, you will engage with and advise budget managers in managing, monitoring and reporting on financial performance and provide financial forecasts including unit costing data and savings/efficiency analyses, act as the key customer contact for designated service area(s) and develop excellent collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders and partners. You will also monitor, review and develop the effectiveness of services, systems, processes and records, suggesting improvements to ensure best value for stakeholders and customers as well as undertake research, analysis and reporting of high quality financial and management information. You will also assist with the induction of new colleagues and provide cover for senior staff as and when appropriate. As a Finance Officer you will represent The Service Finance at internal and external meetings, working groups and project teams as required and brief senior staff on decisions made and issues requiring resolution. You will also provide financial training, support, and induction to finance for finance staff and customers of financial services, for example, budget managers and school bursars. It will also be your responsibility to prepare annual revenue and capital estimates in accordance with approved plans and policies, in consultation with departmental budget managers, ensuring compliance with corporate procedures, timescales and financial regulations.

Key skills:
You will need to have excellent customer service: professional, credible and to be a trusted adviser to service managers as well as excellent communication skills including the ability to produce clear and concise numerical and written reports, to simplify and explain complex data. You will need to have adaptable and variable communication styles, to illustrate the impact of financial issues as well as interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to challenge decisions and assumptions. You will need to be a competent user of common ICT applications, such as, Word, Excel, Outlook, or equivalents, be well organised with demonstration of planning as well as having an awareness of the services supported and its context within the wider local authority agenda.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


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Reference: 4205475

Posted on: 2022-12-04 10:48:04

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