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  • Interim HR Consultant (FF/9493/FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 21/10/2019
    Location North East

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    We have an exciting 3 months opportunity for an Interim HR Consultant for a local authority. The role will involve working on developing and producing their new People Strategy. In addition to looking at corporate workforce planning across the organisation, working with managers to understand the future needs of the organisation, the current workforce and identify gaps for development. Please contact me at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

  • Head of Finance (Adults & Public Health) (FF/9351/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 15/10/2019
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    Head of Finance – Adult Social Care

    North-West

    We have recently been instructed on a high-profile interim Head of Finance role for an evolving local authority undergoing significant transformation, for an initial period of 6 months based in the North-West. This opportunity will specifically focus on supporting the many challenges in the large Adult Social Care and Public Health directorates.

    The successful candidate will ideally possess a notable level of experience within local authority, preferably aligned to providing support of a financial nature to Adult Social Services (or similar). Additionally, along with a CIPFA (or equivalent) qualification, an energetic, dedicated and focussed individual with first-class leadership and communication skills will be required.

    This is an exciting role that will afford the successful applicant with a genuine opportunity to provide value-adding business partnering as a senior professional across a diverse, interesting and rewarding area; subsequently having the chance to make a measurable impact and leave a lasting legacy on the success of this operation in a large and respected authority.

    Day rate will be dependent upon your level of experience. For more information, or to express your interest in this opportunity, please contact Philippa Watkins or Catherine Bush at CIPFA-Penna; philippa.watkins@penna.com / catherine.bush@penna.com

     

  • Interim Technical Accountant/Deputy S151 - (FF/9473/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 14/10/2019
    Location North West

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    Our client, located in the North West of England is currently looking for an Interim Technical Accountant/Deputy S151 for an initial period of 4/5 months.

    Reporting to the Interim S151, you will have strong technical accounting skills and hands on as well as being able to operate at senior management team level and to interact well with members.

    Local Authority experience is essential.

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

     

  • Interim Head of Commissioning - FF9474JB

    Type Interim
    Posted 14/10/2019
    Location South West

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    Our client, located in the South West of England, is currently looking for an Interim Head of Commissioning for an initial period of 2/3 months.

    The successful candidate will be transforming how the council commissions services across Children's and Adult's Social Care.

    Local Authority experience is essential.

    For further information, please send your CV over to jade.barber@penna.com

  • Interim Head of Finance - Transformation (FF9467AA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/10/2019
    Location South of England

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    Our client is in the Home Counties and they are looking for a Head of Finance (Transformation) for a period of 6-9 months. This role involves providing financial transformation advice on major projects and investment appraisals on revenue and capital projects. There is management responsibility as well.

    The candidate will need to CCAB qualified.

    The day rate will be £600

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

  • Interim HR Consultant - (FF9458JW)

    Type Interim
    Posted 10/10/2019
    Location London

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    We have an exciting 3 month opportunity for an experienced interim HR Consultant with Local Government experience. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate track record and experience in working with Schools and be a strong relationship builder with the ability to ‘get under the skin’ of the business. Experience of working with challenging stakeholders and trade unions is essential.  This role is Inside IR35, up to £425 per day.

    Please send you CV to Jason.wheatley@penna.com or for more details please contact me on 07917 581959

     

  • Interim Principal Finance Accountant (FF/9415/PW/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 25/09/2019
    Location London

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    CIPFA-Penna are currently working with a large local authority based in Greater London who are seeking an Interim Principal Finance Accountant (Highway Operations and Street Scene / Traffic and Engineering) for a period of 3-6 months.

    You will be responsible for;

    1. Providing comprehensive professional financial management services directly and through the management of the staff, and for maintaining, monitoring and controlling the directorate budget.

    2. Preparing revenue and capital monthly/quarterly/annual management accounts for a specific number of service areas as allocated.

    3. Working with and supporting budget holders providing them with accurate budget monitoring information

    4. Providing information for internal/external audit as required

    CCAB, part qualified or qualified (preferably CIPFA) with previous experience of having worked in a local environment setting.

    Inside IR35 - Day rate c.£300.

    For more information or a confidential conversation, please contact philippa.watkins@penna.com or catherine.bush@penna.com

     

     

  • Interim Project Accountant (FF/9416/PW/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 25/09/2019
    Location London

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    CIPFA-Penna are currently working with a large local authority based in Greater London who are seeking an Interim Project Accountant for an initial period of 3 months.

    You must be able to write macros as a major part of this role is to automate routine budget monitoring and to review all internal recharging.

    You will also be involved in other ad hoc projects including;

    Reviewing Land Charges Fees

    Reviewing charge out rates for the Transport Service

    You must be CCAB qualified with previous experience of having worked in a local authority environment.

    Inside IR35, Day rate c.£350.

    For more information or a confidential conversation, please contact philippa.watkins@penna.com or catherine.bush@penna.com

  • Interim Project role, Bank Reconciliation (FF/9412/PW/CB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 24/09/2019
    Location South East

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    CIPFA-Penna are working with a local authority based in the South East of England who are currently seeking an individual to work with them for a period of 3-6 months on a project basis to assist and improve their bank reconciliation process.

    You will be responsible for;

    1. Bringing the monthly bank reconciliation up to date using existing process notes

    2. Revisit and review the process with the aim of refining, improving and making efficiencies

    3. Train the team on the revised process so that staff are upskilled and can undertake the bank reconciliation function

    This role requires an individual with strong technical skills and the ability to hit the ground running.

    You will have experience working in a local government setting with knowledge and experience of the bank reconciliation process. Previous experience having worked with both efinancials finance system and AIMS income management system would be advantageous but not essential.

    Our client will consider 3-5 days a week over a 3-6 month period.

    You will be either CCAB qualified or QBE.

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

     

  • Principal Accountant (FF/9396/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 18/09/2019
    Location

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    Interim Finance Manager

    Midlands

    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 jonathon.sheppard@penna.com

     

  • 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 fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

  • Interim Academic Director (FF/9298/FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 09/08/2019
    Location Scotland

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    We have an exciting opportunity for an interim Director for a HEI for an initial 6 month period. The successful candidate will work together with the Board to provide strategic leadership and management of the HEI within the context of the Strategic Plan and Academic Strategy.  You will also contribute to corporate decision making and to the development of strategy and policy linked to the University’s objectives. Please contact me at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

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