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Finance Director and Director of Operations

Reference
1600610
Contract Type
Flexible Hours, Part-Time, Permanent
Sector
Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Public Sector
Location
London
Salary
Circa £90,000 per annum
Expiry Date
09/10/2018
HM Treasury is recruiting for a Finance Director and Director of Operations.

Job Description

HM Treasury is the UK’s economics and finance ministry. Its objectives include promoting sustainable growth, macroeconomic stability and sound and sustainable public finances. It achieves this through planning, controlling and reporting on government spending at home and abroad; and by managing and monitoring revenues through its responsibility for strategic tax policy. 

The Finance Director and Director of Operations are jointly responsible for leading the Corporate Centre Group (c.170 people) with a budget of £40m to deliver operational support and services for HM Treasury. Both Directors will report to the Permanent Secretary of the Treasury, Tom Scholar, and will sit on HM Treasury’s Executive Management Board, responsible for shaping the forward work plan of the Treasury. They will provide strategic leadership to the Deputy Directors in the Corporate Centre Group. 

• The Finance Director is a member of the Executive Management Board sub-committees including the Operations Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee. They will lead on strategic finance issues, including the upcoming Spending Review oversight of the Annual Report and Accounts, continuous improvement of financial management and liaison with the National Audit Office. 

• The Director of Operations is a member of the Executive Management Board sub-committees including the Operations Committee and the Diversity Delivery Committee. The Director of Operations oversees Human Resources, Information Workplace solutions, Treasury Group Shared Services, and Correspondence and Information Rights. The Director of Operations will also lead key workstreams for HMT’s change programme, ‘Building a Great Treasury.’ 

We are looking for two candidates with an outstanding record of leadership and management, and with excellent analytical and communication skills. They must have the credibility to influence senior leaders in the Treasury, other departments and external stakeholders. We welcome applications from people working part-time (minimum of three days per week) or full-time. Some responsibilities could be flexed to reflect the preferences (including on working patterns) of the successful candidates. 

The Finance Director and the Director of Operations are based in London. 

Please ensure you indicate clearly which role you wish to apply for. 

 

Applications and enquiries should be sent to: HMT@moloneysearch.com.