Finance Manager (Children’s Service)

Job Details

Kirklees council are looking for an finance manager to be responsible for providing a comprehensive, high quality, financial service including the management and supervision of staff.

  • You will be a visible leader, manage resources effectively, and be passionate about making a
  •  In doing this you will be expected to provide and share information in a clear and concise
    manner to build understanding.
  •  You will have management responsibility for a finance team, be a positive role model, and
    ensure commitment towards team goals and Service vision and priorities.
  • It will be your responsibility to performance manage your team and ensure we deliver to our
  • You will look to create positive working relationships and be committed to developing your
    team and yourself.
  •  You will also support the Head of Service by being a member of the Finance Manager Group.
  • Provision of a comprehensive, high quality and timely financial management service that is
    directed and controlled in accordance with statutory, financial and Council procedures.
  • Achievement of corporate and Service objectives.
  •  Continuation of high-quality financial processes, together with assisting in their improvement
    and further development through review, evaluation and challenge of practice and current
    expectations and by recommending and overseeing the implementation of change.
  • Aiding the Service Director, and Head of Service in the development and maintenance of
    financial planning processes


  • Member of a recognised CCAB professional accountancy body.
  • Experience in the application of resource and business planning within a local authority or similarly complex organisation
  • Knowledge of professional accounting standards.
  • Experience of giving advice on financial issues to managers and other stakeholders

£400.00-500.00 a day