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Finance Change Lead - Remote working

£500 - £550 per day + inside IR35
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James Norval

Finance Change Lead

  • SC Clearance (ideally currently held, can be arranged for the right candidate)
  • Remote/Newport/Titchfield
  • Inside IR35 day rates - around £500/ £550 per day (more flexible the better)
  • 6 months
  • Deadline: 10/08/22 12 Noon

This is an exciting and high-profile opportunity to aid us through this period of change, building sustainability across the teams and wider Finance community to effectively support our stakeholders and deliver value for money.


  • Support the Senior Finance Leadership team by taking a lead role in this change agenda acting as the central point of contact and co-ordinator for Finance
  • Aid the Senior Finance Leadership Team to ensure we robustly manage and deliver core business as usual finance products and services with a focus on value for money.
  • Understand core financial processes and lead the mapping and documentation of those processes, surfacing opportunities to improve.
  • Work with internal finance colleagues and other internal programmes with a focus on change and continuous improvement of finance policies, processes, and systems to ensure controlled operations and future sustainability.
  • Collaborate effectively with corporate functions and enablement teams and the new hub and spokes operating model to embed and drive forward effective and efficient delivery of Finance services.
  • Support the Finance function in developing future plans and play a lead role in the delivery of the first phases of the change programme.

Essential criteria:

  • Wide experience of working at a senior level across the finance function with recent experience in leading change in this environment.
  • Significant experience in driving teams to deliver successful outcomes in a dynamic finance environment, delivering change, and promoting continuous improvement.
  • Wide and varied experience in stakeholder relationship management particularly at senior level.
  • Proven record of ability to produce robust and useful financial management information.
  • Proven ability to translate complex, technical advice for non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of driving change and process and systems improvements in a finance context including through payroll.
  • A strong working knowledge of government accounting rules, Managing Public Money, VAT guidance, International Financial Reporting Standards, and business case best practice.
  • Membership of a recognised accounting body (ICAEW/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA).