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  • Interim Schools Consultant (FF/9395/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 20/09/2019
    Location London

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    CIPFA-Penna are working with a large local authority based in Greater London who are currently seeking an Interim Schools Consultant for a period of 6 months.

    You must have a clear understanding on how deficit recovery plans operate within schools.

    Previous experience working in a local authority or a school environment is essential.

    For a confidential chat, please contact

  • Interim Head of Finance, Adult Social Care and Public Health (FF/9410/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 20/09/2019
    Location South West

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    CIPFA-Penna are working with a local authority based in the South West of England who are looking for an Interim Head of Finance - Adult Social Care & Public Health for a period of 6 months.

    As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will act as one of the leaders for accountancy providing strong inspirational leadership through the setting and delivery of the strategic vision and direction of the team. Driving continual improvement and value for money in performance, and application of policies and financial controls.

    Building positive relationships with and working with Lead Members and Corporate Leadership Team to minimise risk and reputational impact, whilst effectively handling challenging and complex situations.

    You must be CCAB qualified with extensive leadership/management experience within a local authority.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact

  • Interim Technical Solutions Architect (FF/9394/GA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 19/09/2019

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    Our local authority client, is currently looking for an experienced and self-starting solutions architect to join the team, and contribute to development of the digital strategy. Reporting into the SIRO, the Solutions Architect will be required to:

    - Work with the SIRO and external partners on the design of the digital strategy

    - Review and design papers to be reviewed by the corporate board

    - Work with senior management in relation to the transition of services from an outsourcing partner

    - Demonstrate strong problem solving abilities

    - Work with other councils in the region relation to corporate objectives

    - Produce reports in relation to a number of technical projects

    Strong experience of Microsoft office is required. Formal qualification desired but not essential. To be considered for this role, candidates MUST have recent experience working in local authorities. ASAP Start.

    To apply for this position, please send your CV to


  • Principal Accountant (FF/9396/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 18/09/2019

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    Interim Finance Manager


    We are working in partnership with a large local authority in the Midlands region who are looking for the support of an Interim Finance Manager to support a number of services and projects across the council.

    The successful candidate will ideally be a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with demonstrable experience and achievements of supporting the broad arena of services in another local authority. The role will act as a deputy to the Head of Finance and will see the successful individual lead a finance team through, a finance business-partnering model, in implementing process improvements, supporting year-end and associated processes, supporting key projects, workstreams and strategic objectives crucial to the continued improvement of the council. It is therefore also important that someone brings solid leadership experience, coupled with strong technical skills and a ‘value-adding’ / ‘continuous improvement’ mindset to the role

    For more information, or to express your interest in this opportunity, please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna at


  • Interim Financial Accountant (CB/FF/9383)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/09/2019
    Location East Anglia

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    CIPFA-Penna are working with a local authority based in the South East of England who are currently looking for an Interim Financial Accountant.

    As part of a team of expert financial accountants responsible for statutory financial reporting, effective treasury management and the provision of tax advice.

    You will be responsible for promoting adherence with government regulations, Codes of Practice and underlying accounting standards and relevant UK tax regulations through the provision of high quality advice to a team of finance professionals and/or by supporting delivery of aspects of the Council’s statutory financial accounts, treasury management function and tax accounting and reporting.

    The post holder is expected to build strong relationships with finance colleagues and with internal and external partners and be a key and active member of manager forums.

    You must be CCAB qualified with experience of working within a local government setting.

    For full information and a confidential chat, please contact


  • Interim Head of Employee Experience (FF/9364/FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 12/09/2019
    Location Channel Islands

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    We have an exciting 12 months opportunity for an interim Head of Employee Experience. The successful candidate will understand the employee experience and have knowledge of implementing a customer centric approach.  The role will be expected to provide a review of working practices recommendations produced, and will also be tasked with updating policies and practices in conjunction with the team. Please contact me at or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

  • Interim Head of Stategic Planning (FF/9295/FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 12/09/2019
    Location Isle of Man

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    We have an opportunity for an interim Head of Strategic Planning for a Higher Education Institution for a 12  month period. The successful candidate will lead the strategic planning activity by providing expert advice, insight and critically enabling functions supporting the strategic development of the University. The role holder will play a central role in ensuring that University strategy is developed and applied in an integrated and agile framework, based on an understanding of the external environment and its implications including opportunities and risks. You will anticipate trends in the Higher Education sector and across the broader political and external operation environment.  Please contact me at or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

  • Interim Office Relocation Programme Manager (FF/9369/ZE)

    Type Interim
    Posted 10/09/2019
    Location Scotland

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    We are working with a council in the North West who are looking for candidates who can manage the move from Council offices. You will need to be an experienced programme manager who can work autonomously and thoroughly. It will be for roughly 6 months in duration, with the option to extend.

    If you are interested in having an informal discussion please send an updated CV to:

  • Interim Regen Project Manager - FF9360JB

    Type Interim
    Posted 09/09/2019
    Location All

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    Our client are looking for an Interim Project Manager to work closely on a series of Regen projects. This will be for a period of 3-6 months, starting as soon as possible and working 5 days on site. This piece of work will contribute to the overall Growth Transformation Plan and requires someone who has strong experience in Stakeholder Management. There will no line management responsibilities and therefore will sit comfortably outside IR35. Public Sector experience is essential. The day rate will be around £400-£500 per day. For further information please contact

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