Head of Finance – Public Sector – Finance Talent

Head of Finance – Public Sector

Head of Finance – Public Sector

  • Contract
  • Galway

Website Financetalent.ie Financetalent.ie


  • Leadership of the finance function and the management (including performance management), development, training and education of all finance staff to ensure the highest standards of quality;
  • Preparation, implementation and ongoing review of the finance plans of the Local Authority;
  • Engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, including Elected Members, in the prudent management of constrained financial resources;
  • Implementing changes in existing financial systems as required, ensuring in particular, that the management accounting requirements are supported by adequate information systems particularly in the context of multi-annual budgeting;
  • Sourcing of finance and formulation of financial arrangements in the context of partnerships, new funding ventures and Public Private Partnerships should and where they arise;
  • The appraisal of Capital Projects;
  • Demonstrating a professional approach to the delivery of Value for Money in pursuit of corporate objectives;
  • Ensuring that the organisation adheres to the currently accepted accounting standards/codes of practice;
  • A leadership/ advisory role in ensuring the financial probity of the organisation;
  • Creating and supporting a culture in which non-financial managers take responsibility for effective management of devolved resources;
  • Undertaking the strategic and operational management of such other Departments/Functions within the Local Authority as may be assigned;
  • Undertaking such other duties as are assigned from time to time.

To apply for this job email your details to janedownes@financetalent.ie

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