Be Part of our city of opportunity........ We’re a city with big ambitions. A place packed with pride, passion and endless potential. If you want to be part of an award-winning council, then we’d love to hear from you. Finance Manager An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious qualified accountant to support a progressive Council in meeting a range of challenges. As a Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing comprehensive accountancy support and financial management advice to stakeholders within the Council. Your main responsibilities will include:- • Facilitate the financial framework and monitoring of capital projects and have an understanding of external funding mechanisms. • Providing financial and commercial advice to significant capital and revenue schemes, including capital regeneration projects and programmes and service transformation. • Delivery of financial information from complex data analysis to support Heads of Service and Budget Managers, facilitating investment decisions, through various financial models. • Supporting Heads of Service and other Budget Managers in the review of the revenue and capital budgets • Maintenance of accounting arrangements in respect of one or more Service Groups. • Awareness of funding sources with a view to maximising the resources available to the Council. • Development and maintenance of relevant financial management systems and associated records. To be suitable for the role you will have experience of working on your own initiative with limited supervision or direction and demonstrate the ability to analyse and interpret information from a number of sources and present the outcome in an appropriate format to meet reporting deadlines. As a qualified accountant you will have extensive knowledge of financial IT systems and have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral.You will be able to establish and continue good working relationships and work effectively as part of a team and work effectively under pressure when required. For an informal discussion please contact Helen McGourlay on 01902 553470 Interviews will take place on 30 April 2021.
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