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Senior Finance Lead

Job Description

Senior Finance Lead
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3 months)
Rate: £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government
*Hybrid Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in South London for a Senior Finance Lead to join the team on a temporary basis. The postholder will provide support to the Strategic Finance Business Partners to deliver financial support and advice to budget managers and support corporate financial planning processes.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support and advise budget holders in high risk budget areas in day to day financial management of revenue and capital budgets
  • Support and advise budget holders in day to day financial management of the delivery of the capital programme and revenue savings programmes
  • Support the Strategic Finance Business Partner (SFBP) in the development of the Medium Term Financial Plan and production of required working papers that support this.
  • Provide financial management support and advice to service areas across the core financial cycle of budget setting, budget monitoring and closing of the accounts
  • Provide financial support to service led projects and business change activities including close working with the corporate transformation team

Candidate Criteria

  • Qualified/Part-Qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant
  • Extensive experience of working with a Local Authority Finance environment
  • Experience of advising budget holders, supporting the development of the MTFP and contributing to the closure of accounts
  • Experience of budget monitoring, including the financial management of capital and revenue budgets
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

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.