Strategic Finance Manager (local government experience only)

Job details
Posting date: 20 May 2024
Salary: £55,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Boston, Lincolnshire
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 3 days per week
Company: Public Sector Partnership Services
Job type: Permanent
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Public Sector Partnership Services are looking for a motivated and ambitious Strategic Finance Manager to come and lead the Business Partner Team for one of our Client Councils!

We are offering a salary of 55k + annual performance related bonus of £3,000 + Medicash Health Care Plan

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Company who are continually looking for ways to improve the support we provide. This role offers great prospects for personal development and career progression.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working in a Public Sector financial environment with specific experience of financial reporting and financial management, who demonstrates a good working knowledge of technical Local Authority financial codes and regulations, specifically the CIPFA Code of Practice.

Supporting the Head of Finance (Client), this is a chance to help redevelop and shape the financial support provided to our client councils as we respond to the exciting challenges that are presented by the formation of the South East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership by our client councils.

You will manage and support the Business Partner Team in the preparation of the annual revenue and capital budgets, monitoring of financial performance and completion of the final accounts. Additionally, you will coordinate and support the financial management of designated service areas and ensure they receive quality financial advice and information.

Do you want to be part of a team that take pride in their ability to deliver a wide range of fully managed finance functions?

Do you want to help provide high quality advice and support to leave our Council free to shape and deliver essential public services across their districts?

If that sounds interesting, this could be the role for you!

Our Financial Services Department also provide client councils with products and solutions for making payments to its business partners and suppliers as well as delivering and maintaining several complex financial systems that are key to the day to day running’s of our high quality end to end financial management.

What we need from you:

You must be fully AAT qualified and be willing to work towards your full CIPFA/CIMA/ACCA qualification
Experienced in local government finance
Ability to lead and motivate a team as well as manage workloads within tight timescales.

We offer great benefits including:

Local Government Pension Scheme, 23.1% employer contribution
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the option to purchase up to 5 days extra
Get your birthday off*
Medicare Health Care Plan
Agile working policy- Minimum of 2 days working in the office per week
Employee Assistance Programme
Employee Benefits Platform including retail, holiday, and leisure discounts
We support your career development

For more information about PSPS, please view our corporate video here you can also read all about our benefits on our website or click here


Public Sector Partnership Services are a high performing Local Authority Trading Company (LatCo), owned by East Lindsey District Council, South Holland District Council and Boston Borough Council, with ambitions to grow and provide high quality services to other Councils.

You will join us at an exciting time in that our clients - Boston Borough Council, East Lindsey District Council and South Holland District Council are embarking on a trailblazing partnership which aims to be bold, ambitious and will be the largest in the country.

PSPS is proud of its working environment and our loyal dedicated employees. We value an inclusive workplace that drives growth, success, performance and creativity. You will be supported by a team of like-minded professionals, driven by a passion to make a real difference.

If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about the role, please contact: Colleen Warren – Head of Finance (Client) ( 07717 226266

PSPS is committed to supporting applicants and employees with a disability or long-term health condition and has committed to be a Disability Confident employer.

PSPS is proud to offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of age, cultural background, disability, gender, identity, marital status, nationality, political belief, race, veteran status, religious or sexual orientation.

PSPS reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews will be arranged when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.

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