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Interim Head of Finance

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Specialisms:
Finance
Rate/Salary:
£250 – 350 per day plus excellent benefits
Location:
Bristol
Job Type:
Contract
Start date:
February 2019
Sector:
Local Government
Qualifications:
Recognised Accountancy Qualification
Contact:
Nicola Shaw
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
020 7747 4948
Reference
NXS10

My client is looking for an Interim Head of Finance to co-ordinate, manage and lead on the production and delivery of the Council’s Year end duties and Statement of Accounts . The post sits within the recently redesigned Corporate Finance team and will play an important part of the senior management team

The successful candidate needs to have experience of producing year end accounts and hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification. The post is limited term for a period of approximately 12 - 18 months.

Main Duties:
• Prepare for the year end closedown of accounts
• Produce the Council’s statement of accounts by the statutory deadline
• Lead conduit for external audit enquiries
• Co-ordinate and deliver a development plan to aid preparation for the following year’s closedown process
• Develop accounting systems and associated processes
After year end there will also be a number of projects that will need this individual to lead on and move forward

Therefore any experience in project management and system change will also be useful

Qualifications/experience required

Qualified

What’s on offer?
£250 – 350 per day plus excellent benefits