Sutton Council - Finance Business Lead

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary Up to £600 per day
Job type Temporary
Discipline Interim
Contact NameLorna Burner

Job description

The Shared Finance Service ambition is to add value, inspire success and this role is part of the Shared Finance Service (SFS) team collectively responsible for delivering SFS activities to realise this ambition.The role provides direct support to the Head of Finance Business Partnering.

The post holder will provide strategic financial business partnering support to the corporate core and front line service areas of the Councils. The post holder will be required to act as a critical friend to the Council, delivering useful analysis and insight that informs strategic decision making and drives strong financial management across the Council. The post holder will support the management of financial risk to protect the financial health of the Council and to ensure financial planning is robust and aligned to Council priorities. The post holder will work as part of the Senior Leadership Team of the service to provide inspirational leadership and drive cultural change to ensure the service reflects the INSPIRE values and achieves excellent outcomes.


  • Apply professional judgement to interpret and apply policies and procedures to meet specific local or service needs.
  • Provide day to day management and professional supervision to staff to ensure operational plans and activities are delivered effectively.
  • Provide assurance that the Council's operations are being conducted within defined regulatory, statutory and professional standards.
  • Lead small projects and implement changes and improvements within agreed cost, time and quality standards.
  • Where relevant manage service level budgets and resources in order to support the delivery of intended outcomes and demonstrate value for money.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.