Service Care Solutions Ltd

Finance Operations Manager

Finance Operations Manager
Location: Berkshire
Contract: Temporary (3-month initial)
Salary: £55 - £65 per hour
Start Date: Flexible

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Finance Operations Manager on behalf of a Local Authority in Berkshire to join the team on a temporary basis.

The purpose of the role is to ensure the operation of the Exchequer Services department is provided effectively meeting Council targets and objectives, including services which are provided under arrangements with other areas of operation.

The role is responsible for advising Corporate Management and Members on all matters relevant to Exchequer Services to ensure that policies are developed in line with national requirements

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the Exchequer Services team which comprises of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Adult Social Care Finance and the administration of the Cash Office function.

  • Responsibility for collection against approximately 26,750 invoices, and for the payment of approximately 62,000 invoices annually

  • Provide leadership to the staff in the Exchequer Team, including responsibility for supervision, work allocation and performance management with a view to ensuring a highly skilled and resilient workforce.

  • Interpret, analyse and present data to give advice on decisions relating to service delivery and procurement issues.

  • Ensure that financial management systems and operational procedures comply with statutory, corporate guidance and best practice.

Candidate Criteria

  • Degree level education or equivalent with relevant professional qualification/membership

  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience of managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable services

  • Experience of Local Government Finance and in particular Adult Social Care Finance

  • Experience of developing business plans and performance monitoring frameworks

  • 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.

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