Family Services Finance Manager - Barnet.
Family Services Finance Manager – Barnet
Full-Time (37 hours)
Based on detailed specialist and technical knowledge and experience, lead on and manage an integrated, finance support service for Family Services, providing a sound financial infrastructure, policies, processes and procedures to support the business in the context of a service striving for continuous development andimprovement and value for money.
Act as first point of contact and source of expert and strategic advice, guidance and information on budget management for senior leadership and managers within Family Services, including tracking and avoiding overspends.
Through sound leadership of the team and its processes, deliver high quality, accurate and responsive financial support, which complies with local, corporate, legal and professional standards.
Engage Senior Managers to recognise how the financial support systems can maximise their working potential through supporting their business needs and operating to shared objectives.
Work closely with CSG, colleagues and service managers to ensure that the financial information needs of Family Services and service users are met, including planning for future requirements. Act as a key relationship holder.
Ensure Family Services meets its obligation for the timely submission of financial returns.
Support the commissioning process within Family Services ensuring all financial options are fully considered and accounted for; assist in the preparation of the business case and contribute to the appraisal of options.
Through excellent communication, briefing, support and training, ensure that budget holders are financially competent and engaged in terms of understanding how sound day to day financial management can maximise the efficiency of their service. Monitor consistency and compliance of financial processes across Family Services and highlight and take actio...