Divisional Finance Manager

Job Title: Divisional Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50280 - £62991 per annum + £2724
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3542843_1570459305
Contact Name: Jan McQuaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2019 15:41

Job Description

Lead the budget process/ budgetary control and costing

Your new organisation

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Southwark Council as a Divisional Accountant for Traded Services, a direct labour organisation. The division provides building, pest control and asset management services to Southwark Council and they are looking to develop the market to provide services to other councils and public service organisations.

The role

You will lead the finance team setting clear objectives to ensure that the division is receiving first class financial support day to day and at year end close. The role will focus on budget preparation and budgetary control to support a successful and commercially viable operation. You will review potential opportunities for the division and be able to build financial models and perform option appraisals to ensure that decisions are made on a commercial footing. There is the opportunity to further develop reporting and analysis, improve compliance or introduce greater commercial and financial intelligence. You will also be expected to conduct robust cost analysis to deliver savings and improved efficiency.

What you need to succeed

You will have an excellent understanding of financial management and accounting and a commitment to continuous improvement. The role will require you to engage with and challenge business managers effectively and to provide trusted decision-making support. You'll be able to ensure staff meet targets and every bit as important you will have the ability to inspire your team to deliver an excellent service. The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant and will have excellent IT ability including very good excel skills

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