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Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Tameside
Salary: £500 - 600 per day
REF: LH-0121223
Contact Name: Liam Heddle
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

Senior Finance Manager – Tameside

Salary: £500 to £600 per day

Full-Time (37 hours)

Contract: Five Months – Possibly beyond

The role is Senior Finance Manager within the Place Finance Team. I’ve attached the generic Job Specification for the SFM role and below are some of the specific areas that I would like the role to play a key part in:

I’m looking for a motivated, driven candidate with strong experience in Local Government Place Based Services who would be able to hit the ground running in a proactive way.  The role is very demanding and we are looking to move forward with a number of key improvements both within finance and across the wider Council over the next 12 months.


  • 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.
  • Deputises for the Finance Business Partner where required.

Key Areas of Focus

  • Roll out of Budget Holder training across budget across with the Place Directorate in order to promote positive culture change, improved budget holder awareness and self service
  • Finance lead for a number of the Councils Operational Services including, but not exclusive to (Engineers and Highways, Waste and Fleet Services, Greenspace, Bereavement Services)
  • Lead the team along with the other Senior Finance Manager in the completion of regular Revenue and Capital monitoring reports whilst seeking to improve the quality of reporting, particularly aligning with performance and activity data where appropriate
  • To provide financial management, technical and business planning advice, training and support within the Place Directorate, including advice regarding Directorate recovery and savings plans to ensure a balanced budget
  • Play an integral role on formulation of the Councils MTFS and 2025/26 Budget, including in depth work to review Fees and Charges
  • Finance Lead for Major Capital Projects, including significant Town Centre Redevelopments
  • Satisfy all external reporting requirements for large grant funded schemes, including completion of Quarterly reporting to DLUHC, DWP and other government bodies

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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