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Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager

Location: Central London

Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)

Rate: £25-30ph umbrella (36 hr week)

Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working - 2 days per week in office



Job Description

Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Central London for an Assistant Finance Manager on a temporary basis.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To co-ordinate the Budget Monitoring report for services within the remit of this role by setting up spreadsheets and tables to enhance financial monitoring and reporting and co-ordinating responses on forecasts and performance statistics by agreed deadlines.

  • Responsible for the provision of appropriate, accurate and timely budgetary control information to budget holders, including salaries monitoring and forecasting.

    Providing this service in accordance with agreed standards and targets.

  • Undertaking work on key financial processes including budget setting, in-year monitoring and closing the accounts.

  • To work with budget holders under the direction of a Business Partner to provide financial support and advice.

Full job specification available.

Ideal Candidate

  • CCAB/AAT Qualified or equivalent experience

  • Experience in Local Government finance within closure of accounts/year-end

  • Experience of managing junior members in a financial environment is desirable

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.