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Head of Finance Systems and Business Intelligence (+Accountancy Allowance £5k)

Grade 6

Corporate Finance, Finance, Accountancy

Salary Range:

£66,832 Leeds: £66,832 / London £70,831 / plus Accountancy Allowance £5,000

Department and Location:

Department of Heath and Social Care

Leeds, London - hybrid office / home working arrangement currently in place

Advert Closing Date:


Contract Type:

Loan, Permanent, Secondment

Available Working Pattern:

Flexible Working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

Civil Service Jobs Reference:


Job Description:

This leadership role is right at the heart of enabling DHSC to operate effectively and efficiently. There is real appetite for innovation, creative strategic thinking and the role is pivotal to our future ways of working.

You will drive forward the development, maintenance, and forward work programme for the Department’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Maximising the efficiency of corporate processes on system to support the efficient running of the Department.

Leading on the development of a single source of corporate data to transform it into information that provides rich insights and drives evidence-based decision making.

Finally, you will play a critical role in the Department’s engagement with Government Shared Services, working alongside partners in the Matrix programme, as well as other corporate functions across DHSC to make sure the service design meets the Department’s future needs.

Those that hold a full CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualification will be eligible for an annual market pay supplement of £5k. Click here for more information on DHSC’s Market Pay Supplement Policy.

Person Specification:

Person specification
Key Responsibilities:

Leading the development, maintenance, and forward work programme for the Department’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Ensuring the security and system internal controls including segregation of duties, maintenance and audit engagement and regular oversight. Including incident management, role requests etc
Strategic input into the ERP governance boards,
Alignment with GFF best practice and supporting on the engagement with Government Shared Services Matrix programme iro of systems and BI
Oversight of the production and reporting of KPIs for the Department for internal, govt and external publication
Delivery of strategic reporting and ownership of the strategic reporting solution for the Department MI (Corporate Data Warehouse)
Finance lead for on the Corporate Data Warehouse, ensuring that the data model/infrastructure supports reporting requirements now and in the future
Oversight/engagement across DHSC’s data systems (D365, Hyperion, Atamis etc) to support strategic roadmap and collaboration

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