Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Location: Manchester
Contract: Temporary (6 Months Initial)
Rate: £300-350 per day umbrella
Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working - two days per week


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Manchester for two Finance Managers to join their team on a temporary basis.

There is one post which will look after Capital & Treasury and one post which will focus on Revenues & Statement of Accounts.

Main Responsibilities

  • 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 Authority's procedure rules, proper accounting practice and legislation

  • To support the senior finance manager with the coordination of the revenue budget, medium term financial strategy, service plans and annual accounts in accordance with stringent timescales and processes for the whole of the Council and at other times as required by clients.

  • To identify and participate in service transformation, improvement and efficiency projects.

    To facilitate the preparation and delivery of efficiency and savings plans for service clients which support corporate long term financial planning including financial modelling and appraisal of options.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with CPD

  • Experience in Local Authority finance within Capital, Treasury, Revenues or Statement of Accounts

  • Experience of budget preparation and control, closure of accounts in a large organisation

  • Managerial experience within a finance environment, being able to demonstrate practical experience of motivating and supporting colleagues to achieve key service objectives and outcomes

  • Great communication skills with the ability to lead an efficient service

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.