Assistant Director of Finance

Assistant Director of Finance Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Assistant Director of Finance to join our team.


  • Demonstrate leadership skills through the effective management of the Finance team;
  • Manage the closure of accounts, annual budget process and completion of key annual government returns;
  • Manage and monitor performance and resources within the function to ensure the delivery of high quality services;
  • Ensure constructive relationships are maintained between the council and partner organisations;
  • Responsible for ensuring and continually improving robust financial controls;
  • Deputise for the Director of Finance as required;
  • Provide operational leadership and advice on statutory and technical public finance functions;
  • Proving effective leadership, being performance and delivery focused;
  • Producing the medium- and long-term financial plans highlighting key operational, funding or covenant compliance issues;
  • Working with the other finance leads to implement process and system improvements;
  • This list is not exhaustive, for further details please apply and make contact.


  • A process improvement outlook;
  • ACCA, CIMA (ACMA) or ACA (ICAEW) Qualified;
  • Intermediate MS Excel and exposure to a reporting BI tool such as Hyperion;
  • A larger company background (desirable e.g. FTSE listed, large bluechip corporate);
  • Team management exposure.