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Finance Manager - Tameside

Job Title: Finance Manager - Tameside
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Tameside
Industry:
Salary: £35 per hour
REF: LEF7802094
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email: lilye@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Finance Manager – Tameside

£35 per hour

Contract – Full Time:

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • To play a key role in the co-ordination of the closure of accounts process on the Place Directorate Finance team. 
  • This will include assisting the Finance Officers on the team on a day to day basis, completion of notes to the accounts, statutory government returns. 
  • It is a fast paced environment, supporting a large and complex Directorate.
  • The candidate will need to be able to work under their own initiative and hit the ground running.
  • Absolutely must have previous local authority experience.
  • Can consider mostly remote, however there will be some days over the closure period were they would need to attend.

General Duties

  • Manages, motivates and coaches team members and individuals.
  • Allocates work to other team members, setting clear expectations and co-ordinates completion
  • Has regular catch-ups and 1-1's with individuals to drive individual and team performance, and career development.
  • Ensures quality and consistency of team work through review and supervision.
  • Assist with Budget Holder training to promote financial awareness
  • Deputises for the Senior Finance Manager or Business Partner where required.

Closure of Accounts Duties

  • Balance sheet review / monitoring
  • Supports the Finance Officer with the preparation and completion of reports and returns.
  • Government return (RO and RA) completion including analytical review and comparisons between years
  • Support the Finance Officers on completion of various stock accounts across the Directorate in line with year end deadlines
  • General analytical review of period 12, 13 and period 1 (new year transactions)
  • Review of balance sheet e.g. reserves and grants (accounting treatment)
  • Support on completion of notes to the accounts, improvements in electronic working papers and other process improvements

To find out more information please contact Lily at Lilye@4recruitmentservices.com

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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