Assistant Director of Finance


Region: South
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 13/03/2024
Job Reference: ADFDW_1707902281

Assistant Director of Finance

Our local authority client based in England are currently on the lookout for an Assistant Director of Finance, Revenues & Benefit to join their team on an interim basis.

Assistant Director of Finance

Contract: 6 Months +

Rate: DOE

Start Date: February/March start

Hours: 37 (possible P/T option)

Hybrid: X2 days p/w in office (possible flexibility)

Location: England

You will be acting as the Council’s Deputy S.151 Officer, assisting the Director of Finance (S.151 Officer) to lead the Finance Business Partnering, Financial Systems and Revenues & Benefits teams.


– To act as the first point of contact that the team would go to with queries.

– Hands on work with closures of accounts.

– Pull accounts together and check challenges for the team and also the Head of Finance.

– Act as a liaison / financial representative on certain projects at the council.

– A level of day-to-day management of the overall team.

– Build medium term financial plans moving forwards.

Successful candidates will be qualified Accountants (CCAB or CIMA), have a good technical knowledge, have previous experience within financial management and doing the above listed duties within a local authority setting.

There is potential scope for interviews to be conducted this week on a remote basis therefore if you are interested in the post or do have any queries then please do not hesitate to reach out.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV today

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Now

Max. file size: 128 MB.

L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


Get started with your job search today and take the next step in your career. Consider creating a profile on my page to access one click apply

Max. file size: 128 MB.

Looking to hire? Work with one of our expert recruitment consultants to find the talent your business needs.

Max. file size: 128 MB.