Head of Financial Management


South West

  • Location

    South West

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    12 July 2020

  • Client


Ref: GSi66312

Interim Head of Financial Management – South West – 6 months – to start  ASAP 

GatenbySanderson are currently working with a County Council to recruit an Interim Head of Financial Management. The person will line manage 4 Finance Business Partners

  • Adult Social Care
  • Children & Families / Public Health
  • Economy, Environment and Infrastructure
  • Community Safety / Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

And a Corporate Finance Manager (Financial Accounting, Project Support, VAT and financial support to Corporate Resources Directorate).  This role will report into the Director of Finance, the successful postholder will be qualified accountant with extensive local government experience – preferably in County Councils and someone who has worked at Senior level (Deputy S151 officer level)  The day rate is dependent on experience inside IR35 for a minimum of 3 days a week. Currently all finance staff are working from home but in the long term there will also be some opportunities to work from home.

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV that supports the criteria set out in the person specification.   We will be in contact with candidates who meet the required criteria to discuss the role further

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Helen Marshall: 0121 644 5711