The Government Property Agency (GPA) was launched as an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office in 2018. The GPA represents a step change in the way that Government property estate and assets are managed efficiently, by providing innovative and flexible solutions across the Government estate. Our core service is to support departments in business change and workforce transformation. The GPA is the place to be for UK’s leading professionals in estates, commercial, project management and beyond.
The Government Property Agency is expected to grow exponentially over the first few years of its existence; this equates to transferring hundreds of assets (worth billions of pounds) onto its balance sheet from Government Departments, as well as gaining responsibility for the running of a large part of the central government office estate.
With a strong focus on improving the GPA’s customer service offering, the Client Finance Manager will be responsible for providing financial management and reporting services to a portfolio of clients, delivering excellent financial reporting and property accounting to new and existing customers alike. The postholder will have full responsibility for all aspects of financial services delivery for existing and prospective clients including budgets, forecasts and client liaison. GPA do much of this work with a mix of in-house and Managed Service Partner provision. GPA is in the process of transferring more to the MSP so the role will evolve from overseeing staff to assuring the output from our contractor, and the client engagement work will increase also.
The responsibilities of the Client Finance Manager will include:
Key Skills and Experience
For more information, apply via the link or contact Stuart Thomson or Katie Wilson-Smith at our retained search agent, Robertson Bell. Please note the closing date for applications is Sunday 24th January 2021.