Part time Head of Finance and Contracts

Recruiter
D & P Recruitment Ltd
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Part time position for Head of Finance and Contract Performance who ideally has previous experience in the Health Care Industry.

Responsible for the financial health of a local Service Provider. Producing financial reports and developing strategies based on financial research. Guiding senior executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short term.

Main duties & responsibilities:
Contract Management
1. Assist the Head of Service Delivery to manage a portfolio of contracts. This will include
• Negotiations with suppliers at indicative and final tender stage
• Evaluation of bids in line with the defined specification
• Assist in ensuring projected savings/outcomes are achieved
2. Identify recurring financial savings by examining both pay and non-pay elements of the contracts and ensure value for money is achieved
3. Provide information and support e.g. contract expenditure reports to the Project Manager and Head of Service Delivery and Transformation
4. Ensure records of correspondence regarding tendered projects are fully updated and maintained.
5. Work with the Head of Service Delivery and Transformation, and Project Manager to compile tender timetables and procurement processes.
6. Develop evaluation criteria and weightings using excel spreadsheets and formulae to provide accurate and clear numerical information to assist in contract monitoring and decision making for procurement projects.
7. Provide statistical information and forecast activity levels in support of future contractual decision making.

Finance
1. The post holder will be the operational lead for all matters relating to finance
2. Purchase and sales ledger processing & payments
3. Balance sheet reconciliations, including bank
4. Payroll management & processing
5. Cash flow forecasting for all contracts as well the business as whole
6. Contract accounting & reconciliation – monitor the activity and spend of all contracts
7. Intercompany accounting
8. Production of management accounts including journals

9. Production of board reports

10. Identify financial risk

11. KPI management & reporting across all contracts

12. Develop & reporting tools / dashboards to assure the CEO and Board on all matters relating to income and expenditure

13. Work with the CEO to review all new and existing service lines and new contracts from a finance view point

14. Preparing year end accounts and statements for Companies House and Corporation Tax return for HMRC
15. Company Secretarial duties
Skills and Qualifications
Must Have:
• ACCA or CIMA (part qualified / working towards qualification / qualified or equivalent)
• Advanced Excel skills
• Previous experience in contract finance and production of management information
Desirable
• Previous experience with intercompany accounting
• NHS accounting experience