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Senior Finance Manager in Bexleyheath, Kent



Bexleyheath, Kent





Head of Finance Business Partnering
Based Bexley
6 Months Contract
£857 per day Umbrella

ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
CCAB Qualified

Responsible for:
Overall day-to-day responsibility for managing staff up to 10 FTE and staffing budgets of up to £500k. This will
include a mixture of directly managed and project (matrix-managed staff) at any point in time.

Providing financial management advice to service managers with budget responsibility of up to £200m
Each Head of Finance Business Partnering is responsible for leading and implementing the business partnering
function for the specified service area. They will act as a partner with the service leadership teams to develop,
challenge and support service plans and project delivery and take responsibility for managing and reporting on
operational performance for the business partnering team.

The post-holders primary activity is to ensure the provision of an effective Business Partnering function across all
authorities which will challenge the status quo and work in partnership with services to develop new delivery models
to deliver significant cost savings and maximise the outcomes for residents.

Heads of Finance Business Partnering will work to ensure that finance staff efficiently deliver to customers, within a professional business framework. As a senior Finance Manager, you will be expected to be a
professional lead within your respective area of finance, provide expertise and high-quality financial services to senior
stakeholders, proactively contribute to the achievement of the finance service's vision, and contribute towards an
innovative, high-performance, and continuous improvement culture. The post holder will have a body of theoretical
and practical knowledge commensurate with a fully qualified accountant.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
To proactively lead the financial advice and support within Business Partnering, particularly concerning
delivering savings and maximising service outcomes to residents.

To ensure that financial information is relevant and balanced and is received by decision-takers at the appropriate
level and in the appropriate form.

To proactively identify areas of weak financial management, risks, and pressures and to work with the relevant
service to improve them

To be customer-focused and to develop self-service underpinned by reducing finance support.

To collaborate with stakeholders to proactively identify areas where finance can add value, including in particular
better use of financial data analytics.

Contributes to the development and monitoring of service level agreements, KPIs, defining respective roles and
responsibilities and quality service delivery


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 124277_1720626658
Date posted 10 July 2024

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