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  • Interim Director of Marketing (FF8714FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 15/01/2019
    Location East Anglia

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    Our client is a Higher Education institution who are seeking an interim Director of Marketing. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the leading the development and implementation of the University’s marketing strategy. Working closely with the senior leadership team to deliver high quality social media and corporate communications campaigns. In  addition to supporting the broader internal/external communication activities. This is a thoroughly exciting role which would suit a motivated Marketing professional who is keen to hit the ground running and enjoys building relationships and undertaking varied and complex projects.

    Please contact Fiyin Fayeye at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

     

  • Interim Financial Accountant (FF8712PW/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 15/01/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client, a local authority based in the South East of England is looking for an Interim Financial Accountant for an initial period of 3 months to lead the closing process for the authority.

    Previous experience of working within a local authority setting and with experience of having closed local authority accounts recently.

    You must be CCAB qualified.

    For further information, please contact philippa.watkins@penna.com or catherine.bush@penna.com

     

  • Interim Finance Business Partner (FF8695JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 14/01/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    Birmingham City Centre

    CIPFA-Penna are working in partnership with an SME limited company, wholly-owned by the local authority, who are in need of an astute Finance Business Partner (Interim – approx. 3 months) to support the business through a period of significant change.

    The role will involve typical finance business partner activities such as budgetary control & support (monitoring, maintaining, challenging and guiding budget holders), financial reporting and translating financial results in to insightful recommendations to improve margin and performance (operational and financial). However, the role will also involve work of a more strategic nature, including appraising and financially supporting projects, providing improved MI (to include job profitability, margin analysis, etc.), developing the suite of financial reporting and advising on the upcoming implementation of a new financial reporting system.

    The role will directly support the FD of this SME business and will require a fully-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CIPFA) with a background of having been a Finance Business Partner in another private company – preferably another SME. Additionally, specific experience of having developed / improved financial reporting and MI would be a distinct advantage.

    For more information or to register your interest, please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna – jonathon.sheppard@penna.com.

     

  • Interim Deputy Academic Registrar (FF8697FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/01/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client is a Higher Education institution who are seeking an interim Deputy Academic Registrar for a 6 month period. The successful candidate will  be responsible for providing strategic direction, management and leadership for the quality assurance and enhancement, examinations and timetabling functions and teams across the University in order to deliver and improve the student and staff experience. You will support on projects and collaborate with Faculties and Services to drive innovation against a shared vision.

    Please contact Fiyin Fayeye at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

     

  • Interim Financial Accountant (FF8699AA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/01/2019
    Location London

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    Our client, a London Borough are looking for an Interim Financial Accountant for a period of 6 months to support the closure of accounts. They will be technically strong and have previously worked in local authorities in a similar role.

    The candidate will need to CCAB qualified.

    The day rate will be £450.

    Please email your CV through to az.ahmed@penna.com or call on 0203 849 2616

     

  • Interim Group Finance Manager (FF8685CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 09/01/2019
    Location London

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    Our client, a London local authority is looking for an Interim Group Finance Manager for an initial period of 3 months working within the Children's Service Finance team.

    You must be CCAB qualifieid with extensive experience of dealing with schools and schools finance. Evidence of effective working and credibility with senior school staff must also be demonstrated.

    Previous experience of working in a local authority environment is also required.

    For further information, please contact catherine.bush@penna.com

     

  • Interim Closing and Capital Accountant (FF8679CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 08/01/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client, a local authority based in the South East of England is looking for a Closing and Capital Accountant to assist the Principal Accountant in producing the statement of accounts for the council, through to the end of the audit process. You will work within a newly integrated team which produce the accounts across 3 ORBIS partners, but will focus solely on the Council’s accounts.

    You will need to hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification and have experience of closing local authority accounts. The focus of this position will be on capital funding and asset accounting, ideally you will have prior experience of using the SAP Asset Accounting module.  Our client require someone with good attention to detail and the ability to work accurately and methodically to tight deadlines.

    For further information, please contact catherine.bush@penna.com

     

     

  • Interim Business Partner, Children's (FF8675/AA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 04/01/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client is a local authority based in the South East who require a Financial Business Partner - Children Services on an interim basis for an initial 3 months (highly likely to be extended).

    The main role will be covering Education and Early Help Services including the following areas: School Improvement, Admissions, Schools Transport, Early Years Funding, Children’s Centres, Youth Centres, Youth Offending Service and Early Intervention Services.

    Previous experience of supporting these services, and covering the full budget cycle is desirable.  A highly motivated and innovative individual is required to fit into a team.

    The day rate will be around £450+

    For more information please contact Az Ahmed on 0203 849 2616, or az.ahmed@penna.com

     

  • Interim Management Accountant / Environment (FF/8670/AA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 03/01/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client a local authority based in the South East (close to London) is looking for a ‘Management Accountant - Environment’ until June 2019. The main focus of the assignment is to provide support around all aspects of environment - highways, refuse collection, parks, and transport).

    Candidates must be professionally CCAB qualified

    The day rate will be £400. Please contact CIPFA-Penna consultant Az Ahmed on 0207 849 2616, or az.ahmed@penna.com  if you would like to know more about the role.

     

  • Senior Accountant, Projects (2 Year FTC) - FF8661PWCB

    Type Contract
    Posted 21/12/2018
    Location London

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    2 year FTC opportunity

    Our client, a local authority is looking for a Senior Accountant – Projects to provide high quality financial accounting and information services to Departments, Members, Officers and external customers.

    Key responsibilities will include;

    Prepare resource allocation positions, budgets, and draft budget reports for a number of major projects.

    Assist in delivering the year end close down programme

    Analyse budgets relating to capital projects in association with Project Managers and monitor adherence to budget timetables and legal agreements

    As part of the wider team, to assist in the supervision, management and development of staff.

    The successful candidate must be a CCAB (or CIMA) qualified accountant (or finalist), preferably CIPFA, or experienced AAT qualified accountant, with specific knowledge of (A, I):

    Local authority capital accounting

    Discounted cashflows and net present value calculations

    Treasury Five Case Model

    Collection Fund (desirable)

    Previous experience of working in a local authority setting is essential.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact Philippa.watkins@penna.com or Catherine.bush@penna.com

     

  • Senior Finance Manager (FF8648/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 20/12/2018
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are working in partnership with a local authority in Warwickshire to appoint an interim Senior Finance Manager for a period of 6 months.

    The primary focus of the role will be to lead the council through year-end closure of accounts and the subsequent liaison with the Auditors. Additionally, it will involve the leadership and guidance of the council’s finance team, providing partnership and guidance to a wide audience of staff (including councillors) and supporting the Section 151 Officer in the operation and development of council-wide financial activities.

    We are searching for a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA, ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with a proven track record of leading other local authorities through accounts closure processes and good experience of leading finance teams.

    To register your interest in this interim opportunity please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna – jonathon.sheppard@penna.com.

     

  • Assistant Director Transformation - Fixed Term Contract (FF8686JW)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/12/2018
    Location London

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    Contract: 12 month Fixed Term potentially to extend to two years

    Ealing is a vibrant and diverse borough in the heart of West London which will soon be linked to central London via Crossrail. It’s an exciting time of change and opportunity for Ealing - we are a year into the delivery of a four-year transformation programme that aims to create jobs, build genuinely affordable homes and significantly improve services. We’re proud of our achievements to date and are looking for an Assistant Director – Transformation to help us continue to successfully deliver our ambitious plans.

    Working closely with and reporting to the Director of Strategy & Engagement, you will be the organisational lead for the Future Ealing programme responsible for driving innovative transformational change and providing visible leadership to promote focussed outcomes across the Council.  You will provide expert advice on service reform and best practice to senior colleagues, making recommendations based on robust assessments of risk and resource, and develop and support implementation proposals that delivery efficiencies and improve outcomes for our residents. You and your team will particularly focus on driving change in 11 priority programmes that are central to the council’s delivery strategy and ensuring these are effectively integrated.

    We need an inspirational change leader with previous experience of leading major transformation programmes, delivering and realising benefits and leading project management office arrangements at corporate level. You will be skilled in working in a large and politically complex organisation bringing joined up, creative thinking and sound professional expertise. A wide range of priorities and partners mean you’ll be comfortable working collaboratively and negotiating with and gaining buy-in from senior stakeholders. Most of all, you’ll be passionate and experienced in bringing ideas to life, in order to engender Council, resident and member engagement with and confidence in Future Ealing.

    If you are keen to expand your career and improve our borough even further, we would welcome your application.

    To apply for this position please click here:

    https://static.wcn.co.uk/5027735/808/sourcing_vacs.html

    You can find out more about working for Ealing and our Corporate plan by clicking on the following links: https://www.ealing.gov.uk/info/201013/jobs/29/working_for_ealing_council

    https://www.ealing.gov.uk/downloads/download/233/corporate_plan

    For a confidential discussion about the role and for further information on the Future Ealing programme please contact one of our retained consultants at Penna, Jason Wheatley on 07917 581959 jason.wheatley@penna.com or Kathryn Reed on 0203 849 2628 kathryn.reed@penna.com

    Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 20th January 2018

     

  • Interim Principal Accountant (FF/8426/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 27/09/2018
    Location North East England

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    CIPFA-Penna are supporting a district council in the North-East of England in recruiting for an Interim Principal Accountant for a period of 9 months (minimum).

    The role will involve supporting the council’s CFO in setting and managing budgets, preparing the accounts through to audit completion, providing financial guidance to the council’s operational and leadership teams, financial analysis and significant involvement in supporting projects and project teams across the council (working on projects such as devolution, funding, etc.). The role will therefore provide a varied mixture of hands-on work with more strategic and conceptual work.

    To be considered for this role you will ideally be a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA, ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with extensive experience of technical accounting and providing meaningful financial support to non-finance people.

    To register your interest please contact Jonathon Sheppard (jonathon.sheppard@penna.com) at CIPFA-Penna.

     

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