Ref. RQ734601

Finance Manager

  • Location: Newham, England
  • Salary: £360.37 - £455.69 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time


Seven Resourcing are looking for an experienced Finance Manager for Newham Council on a temporary basis initially. This is a full-time position. 

The role:

A Finance Manager is required to provided expert support to the Repairs and Maintenance Service. Accountancy experience in the public sector is essential and you will need to demonstrate the ability to support managers with budget monitoring, forecasting, cash flow analysis and to lead in closing the accounts for service areas. You will also need to produce performance analysis both financial and operational to measure outputs against cost. You will also need to support Service Heads with expert analysis on financial performance and to provide interventions and mitigation’s for overspending budgets. An ability to use local IT systems is essential and you will be required to provide support for systems improvements to ensure financial information is accurate and reliable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be a key manager in a team that manages the Repairs and Maintenance Service Finance, Payroll, Procurement and Performance Systems.  
  • To be a key manager on ensuring that practical and reliable improvements can be made to the financial management systems used within the service.  
  • To deputise to the Performance and Systems Manager in leading and managing the RMS service performance and business improvement plan. This includes any other quality systems introduced to the service
  • To lead on budget setting, financial monitoring and reporting for the RMS management accounts ensuring accuracy and timely returns in line with the corporate timetable. To provide financial management information to evidence and inform business decisions
  • To develop and implement new and innovative ways of working to improve financial processes for payroll, payments, income and finance including integrating these processes to local and corporate systems. 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.

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