Principal Finance Officer

Location West Sussex, England
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££300 - £301 per hour
Contact name: Euan Cosh

Contact email:
Job ref: RQ428207_1624348891
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Principal Finance Officer
West Sussex
£300 per day
Full Time Contract

Novax Recruitment is actively seeking a Principle Finance Officer based around West Sussex. The role will be flexible working, allowing the candidate to work from home 4 days a week, with one day in the client office. This may rise to two days in office as lockdown restrictions ease. The role is on a temporary basis initially, with scope for extension, and is contracted full time hours. The client is looking for someone immediately available.

You will be responsible for advising and influencing clients to ensure informed financial decisions and sound financial arrangements with a high direct impact on financial management and service delivery, including setting budgets and managing overall accounting arrangements, providing guidance as the key representative for the service area or activity. This will also include giving account for extremely large expenditures, contributing to the setting and monitoring of multi-million pound budget(s).

You will provide financial advice and performance support to major projects and participate in project teams, including working with clients to prepare business cases for projects in order to achieve cost effective solutions and/or gain government support. You will provide authoritative accurate and reliable information to clients for the large complex service area managed, including ad hoc reports and regular budget reports (usually monthly) to monitor spending and identify discrepancies.

We are looking for a candidate with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification or experience which demonstrates that level of applied and theoretical knowledge, plus knowledge of the related systems, procedures and policies. Also, Relevant chartered status of a professional body e.g. CIPFA or equivalent high level experience of involved practices. Knowledge of SAP and other financial programmes and systems is also vital.

For further information, please contact Euan at Novax on 01615491999 or follow the job link to apply.