Deputy Finance Manager (CWB)

  • £48,747 - 61,347 per year
  • Islington, Greater London, England
  • Permanent

Spencer Clarke Group are working with a London local authority to secure a Deputy Finance Manager.


We are seeking an induvial who has local authority experience and ideally within Children & Young People.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Inform a strategic vision that fosters innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Council's financial strategy.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to optimize financial resources and identify risks and opportunities.
  • Ensure effective budgetary control and support budget managers in resolving financial pressures.
  • Promote a culture of value for money and support commercial arrangements.
  • Provide training on financial management and regulations to team members and budget holders.
  • Prepare high-quality reports for senior stakeholders.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of statutory returns.
  • Monitor financial reporting processes and address issues promptly.
  • Support the development of council-wide financial strategies.
  • Assist in medium-term financial planning.
  • Develop financial models to assess resource requirements and funding gaps.
  • Act as a financial advisor and service delivery partner.
  • Contribute to customer-focused finance services.
  • Foster partnerships and community empowerment initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and policies.
  • Support financial controls and internal audits.


Essential Criteria:


  • Qualifications: CCAB qualification or actively studying towards one.
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement, data analysis, and financial management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and IT skills.




  • Flexible/Office-Based work style
  • Competitive salary
  • Extensive benefits package
  • Commitment to staff well-being and development



How to apply


About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 


When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 


Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Matt Byrne Fraser on remembering to include your details as well. 

*T's & C's apply. 




Matt Byrne-Fraser Managing Consultant

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