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Head of Finance

Job Description

Head of Finance

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £68,568 - £74,433 per annum

Closing Date: 22nd July 2022


Job Description

A Local Authority based in London is looking for a Head of Finance (Capital & Commercial) to join their team. The post holder will be the main finance lead on 6-8 major capital projects - negotiation with developers/contractors, understanding complex financial models, controlling project spend (with support of the accounting team), presentation to the various project boards and main face off to the Programme directors and Director of Capital Delivery. They will have the ability to understand commercial proposals, become the management accounting lead for all capital projects and understand and explore traditional, as well as innovative, funding models including principles of PWLB/bonds/loans etc and using this knowledge to upskill the Finance department

Full job specification available.

Ideal Candidate

  • Fully qualified Accountant (CCAB + CIMA) or other relevant professional qualification
  • Local Authority/Government finance background essential
  • Experience of working under pressure and maintaining high level relationships with senior officers
  • Experience of Commercial and Capital finance
  • Experience of providing key advice and suggestions to Executive Directors and Heads of Service

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.