Closing date: 16th August 2020
£57,034 – £67,970 + £4,000 Accountancy Allowance
Two year fixed term contract
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is at the heart of the government’s economic and social agendas. A quarter of UK businesses are in our sectors and are among the most exciting and fastest growing of the whole economy. They provide 5.2 million jobs and deliver £38bn worth of exports. Our mission is to drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain to the world.
Working in conjunction with our over 40 Arm’s Length Bodies we strive to create the conditions for everyone to enjoy our national culture, play sport, make the most of new technologies and have access to effective communications. Our sectors are critical to ensuring we have a strong place in the world – creating a global UK whose cultural, technological, creative, community and sporting assets mark us out as an essential partner for trade and investment. And making places that people want to live in, work in, invest in and visit.
This role will lead a team that supports one of the three Director Generals (DGs) and their teams to effectively discharge their financial accountabilities. This includes supporting directors’ responsibilities for effective financial oversight of the arm’s-length bodies sponsored by each DG group.
You will work closely with the Deputy Finance Director and other A(U) Heads of Finance to lead and develop the finance business partnering team – fulfilling the team’s vision to support strategic decision making and policy development by being insightful, trusted and professional.
You will be responsible for the provision of a valued, efficient and effective finance business partnering function across your areas.
Key responsibilities are as follows:
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Michael Swinburn or Stuart Thomson at our retained search agent, Robertson Bell. The closing date for applications is Sunday 16th August at 11:55pm.