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        Head of Finance – Housing and Social Investment

        Job number RBKC-HoF-Housing-JM

        Salary

        £87,546 - £100,194

        Sector

        Local government

        Function

        Finance

        Location

        London - Hybrid

        Job Type

        Permanent

        If you’re a dynamic senior accountant, now is your chance to join the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as a Head of Finance – Housing and Social Investment.

        This is an exciting opportunity to join a strong, committed and dedicated finance team as Head of Finance – Housing and Social Investment, at an innovative London borough that puts residents at the heart of everything it does.

        We are proud to be working exclusively with RBKC to recruit a Head of Finance working within a key service areas:- Housing and Social Investment.

        You will be part of a very supportive team, reporting to the Director of Financial Management (Deputy s151 Officer) and be required to use your expertise and knowledge to drive forward a transformation programme, support and develop the finance business partnering arrangements and continue to support Grenfell Recovery.

        The Head of Finance – Housing and Social Investment role is a  key member of the council’s senior finance management team responsible for providing high-quality financial accounting, strategic management accounting as well as budget management, planning and reporting to  major services within the council including the relevant Lead Members, Strategic & Operational Directors, Senior Managers, and others, on behalf of the council’s finance function.

        Primary areas of focus:

        • Play a leading strategic role in the management of the Council’s financial position, including regular monitoring and reporting to Senior Officers and Members.
        • Support the development of capital and revenue business cases from strategic outline to full business case delivery, through assessment of the financial and resource implications of options being considered in support and delivery of the Medium Term Financial Strategy for the directorate.
        • Provide financial advice and the modelling of financial implications for key projects and programmes, including the development of business cases and long term financial projects.
        • Plan the delivery of financial management, financial reporting, financial advice and support to the lead members, Strategic and Operational Directors, departmental service heads, capital programme managers, budget holders and others as required covering both short and long term financial planning to benefit the delivery of the services to the Council.
        • Manage a team finance professionals.
        • Advise teams of officers and Members, across the Council, on the most cost effective way to deliver the service and work with them to deliver that contract.

        To be suitable for the role you need to be a Qualified Accountant (Preferably CIPFA) with a proven track record of achievement at a management level in a similarly large and complex organisation, in addition to knowledge of the major factors, influences and legislation facing local government.

        We offer a flexible hybrid working environment, with the expectation to be based in the office 50% of the time.

        For an informal conversation or to find out more about the opportunity, please see our bespoke recruitment microsite or contact Jack Murphy on 07921 335 786 or by email RBKC@allenlane.co.uk for details of how to apply. Applications must be completed (full application consists of CV,  and supporting statement (no more than 2 sides) by 23.59pm on Monday  1st April 2024.

        If you’re interested in more finance roles within local government, view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Jack Murphy

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