Assistant Director - Finance

Panoramic Associates is working in partnership with a leading Local Authority based in the Midlands to recruit 2 Assistant Directors within their Finance Directorate. The roles are -

Assistant Director of Financial Strategy
Assistant Director of Financial Performance & Insight

Both roles are fully remote, and paying between £800 - £900 per day inside IR35
Financial Strategy
* Provide strategic leadership and direction for Corporate Finance
* Overseeing the activities of the Financial Strategy & Planning (Revenue and Capital), Treasury and Investment and External Reporting teams

Financial Performance and Insight
* Key role within Service Finance
* Develop and oversee customer-focused Finance Business Partnering and Project Investment
* Maintain strong working relationships with all Directorates and other functions
* Drive robust decision making throughout the Council

Both roles play a key parts in ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the Council

Essential Criteria:
* A professional qualification (e.g. CCAB, CIMA or CIPFA) or equivalent
* A thorough understanding of the statutory and regulatory framework which guides local government/ the public sector
* Experience of proven strategic leadership and consistent achievement as a senior leader within a finance environment.

For more information on these exciting opportunities please contact Ben Pountney at Panoramic Associates at your earliest convenience