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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds
Salary: £34.40 - 34.40 per hour
REF: AK1903241
Contact Name: Abbie Keating
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Head of Finance - Leeds

£34.40 per hour

Contract– Full Time


-          Manage, from the Council’s perspective, the requirements of Grant Thornton’s programme for their audit of the 2022/23 statement of accounts.

-          Monitor progress against the Grant Thornton’s 2022/23 audit programme and highlight to management any slippage and why the slippage is occurring.

-          Review all working papers to ensure that they meet the minimum standards expected by Grant Thornton.

-          Support the preparation of, or changes to, working papers that support the statement of accounts.

-          Attend the regular meetings with Grant Thornton and be responsible for following up any outstanding issues.

-          Implement any changes to the statement of accounts and/or working papers as and when required.

-          Produce regular reports to senior management detailing progress against the audit programme, identify any variances, understand why there are variations and identify actions to address any slippage.

-          Apply Council Values and abide by all relevant policies and procedures in particular those relating to Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, and Health & Safety

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