Head of Finance

Ipswich, Suffolk - with flexible working location opportunity
Circa £50k
19 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Seniority Level
Head Of
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

It’s not just a numbers game

BMSinvest - Head of Finance. New Post

Location:           Ipswich with flexible working location opportunity

Salary:               Circa £50k

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils are two ambitious Local Authorities working together to deliver services to residents as effectively as possible. Commercial activity and the delivery of a profit are central to supporting their ambition. To drive this, the Councils have set up a company group structure to undertake a range of activities including commercial property investment and regeneration. The companies are already delivering strong returns and are now looking to enhance their team with the direct appointment of a first class finance leader.

The Role

You will be employed directly by the Council's wholly owned Holding Companies, and will report to the Managing Director of the Executive Team (BMSInvest). You will be responsible for all strategic and day to day group finance activity. You will be responsible for reporting to the group Boards on financial performance and for maintaining financial oversight of an investment portfolio already approaching a value of £60 Million. This is a new post and an exciting opportunity to make a lasting impression on a high profile regional business.

The Person

You will be a qualified accountant preferably with experience of the financial, property investment or similar asset holding sectors. You will have a high level of gravitas as befits the importance of the reporting role, strong intellect, be Politically astute but also practical. You will have the confidence to challenge while also being collaborative.

If you would like to learn more about the role, please contact Louise Rawsthorne, Managing Director BMSinvest for an informal discussion on  01449 724772.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by submitting a CV and supporting statement.