Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Strategic Finance Manager

Strategic Finance Manager
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)
Salary: £450-500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Strategic Finance Manager to join their Housing and Planning team on a temporary basis.

The postholder will be responsible for the leadership of the Housing and Planning finance team comprising capital and revenue setting and monitoring; delivery of the medium term financial plan; ensuring that the Council's annual accounts are published and audited in line with statutory deadlines; management and control of the Council's group accounts.

With the leadership of the Strategic Finance team being paramount, the postholder will also play a key and pivotal role in furthering the improvement and transformation work already embedded in Finance by living and breathing the “We Are Finance” culture through their actions and delivery of outcomes.

Working across as well as within the team will require balance and judgement to ensure that the regular drumbeat of Finance service delivery keeps pace with a strong desire to not only identify and deliver improvements, but to ensure that the team is inspired to live and breathe these value.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with extensive PQE

  • Extensive experience within Local Government Finance at a senior level.

  • Experience of HRA and Housing Finance in a strategic capacity

  • Experience of managing a team of qualified professionals with strategic vision

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

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.