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Head of Strategic Finance

Hays Senior Finance
England, London
GBP70000.0 - GBP78000.0 per annum + £70000 - £78000
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
A UK Government agency, based in Canary Wharf, is looking for a Head of Strategic Finance for a 12-month fixed-term contract.
Your new role
You will be responsibile for:

  • Ensuring effective strategic and operational modelling, forecasting and analysis
  • Supporting medium to long term decision-making and policy setting
  • Leading a team of four Financial Analysts and modellers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Central Government background
  • Experience leading MTFS (Spending Review)
  • Experience of budget setting, modelling, forecasting and analysis
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Management experience
  • Qualified accountant, or QBE
  • Green Book, Value for Money and Business Case experience - desirable

What you'll get in return

  • Hybrid working - 4 days per month in Canary Wharf office
  • Additional £4000 for fully qualified accountants

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV
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