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Senior Finance Manager - Ashton Under Lyne

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager - Ashton Under Lyne
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Long Ashton
Salary: £24.80 - 24.80 per hour
REF: PM808D51
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Senior Finance Manager – Ashton Under Lyne (Temp Vacancy)

Pay Rate: £24.80ph

Full-Time (35 hours)

Job Purpose:

As part of the wider financial management and internal audit team, the role will be responsible for managing a professional team that delivers financial targets and outcomes for the Council into the medium and longer term with particular emphasis on obtaining value for money.  You will need strategic financial expertise to provide high quality, timely and accurate financial information alongside the provision of advice and guidance that will contribute to the effectiveness of the organisational decision making process.


  • To provide finance management, technical and business planning advice, training and support within the appropriate areas of responsibilities to elected members, senior management, partners, internal and external clients.
  • To proactively assist managers in client service areas to discharge their responsibilities for financial management and achieving performance targets within the parameters of the Council’s procedure rules, proper accounting practice and legislation. The Finance Business Partner will support a portfolio of designated clients that may change from time to time.
  • To interrogate issues within the client services and identify solutions which are professionally and ethically sustainable.
  • To be personally responsible for taking all necessary steps to fully understand the business needs of the designated client services to enable the provision of professional assistance to service management and realise value for money and service improvement.
  • To develop and maintain excellent working relationships with clients.
  • To ensure finance, performance and business data is reported within corporate governance and specific client requirements.
  • To support the mapping of resources to Council and Partnership priorities.
  • To improve the integration of service, business and financial planning.
  • To provide influential input to the decision making process, including objective challenge on strategy and policy development, efficiency and encouraging a culture of continual improvement.
  • To take, or advise management to take, and/or direct the team to take corrective action on any matter that would affect the integrity of financial data or the Council’s financial performance. To immediately advise the Finance Business Partner and/or Deputy Chief Finance Officer and Chief Finance Officer on any issue that could affect the discharge of the statutory duties of the s151 officer.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

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