Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Strategic Finance Manager

Strategic Finance Manager

Location: Berkshire

Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)

Rate: £550-600 per day umbrella

Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working - Mostly Remote



Job Description

Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Berkshire for an Interim Strategic Finance Manager on an initial 3 month contract.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the closure of accounts for the relevant team, ensure that income and expenditure accounts are accurate, all balance sheet items are reconciled and all holding accounts cleared on a regular and timely basis.

  • Ensure achievement of full monthly or quarterly closedowns of relevant areas; ensure production and presentation of financial management information, budget monitoring, trading reports, financial models etc which are accurate and timely, appropriate to the audience.

  • Lead on strategic development for the council, ensuring the delivery of its priorities and strategic vision.

    Actively engage and communicate with stakeholders and partners.

  • Lead, develop and ensure implementation and review of change management programmes to deliver continual improvement.

Full Job Specification Available

Ideal Candidate

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant

  • Experience of leading the Closure of Accounts and MTFS/Financial Planning within a Local Authority

  • Experience of managing a team of finance professionals to run an effective service and up-to-date knowledge of issues surrounding Local Government finance

  • Evidence of successful resources management as well as implementing strategic change and experience of managing and successfully delivering a number of projects simultaneously

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.