Head of Finance and Deputy S151 Officer

TN13 1HG, Sevenoaks
£54,076 - £57,628 plus a car allowance of £3,400 per annum
06 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are the first financially self-sufficient Council in the country, multi-award winning for our achievements in finance and organisational culture and the first Local Authority to be awarded the prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation.
We remain highly ambitious and with the work of our finance team integral to our success this is a unique opportunity to join a high performing team and organisation to help us build on our recent, hard earned success.
Our new Head of Finance will have management experience, a detailed understanding of local government finance and a determination to help our organisation and our finance team improve. You’ll be creative and bring forward new ideas and innovations, inspire and influence your colleagues and have customers at the heart of your service.
In this influential role you will be the Deputy S151 Officer and work directly with Chief Officers, the Chief Executive and elected Members. You’ll have responsibilities within our Property Investment Strategy and for supporting our trading company and you’ll relish the opportunity to develop your skills and expertise in these areas.
This is an excellent opportunity to work for an authority where you are truly empowered to make things happen. You can be assured that you will have the opportunity to succeed. We will empower you, invest in you, and help you to realise your potential. We want you to impress and have a real and lasting impact on the Council and our District.

This post is Politically Restricted under the requirements of the Local Government & Housing Act 1989.

For an informal discussion please contact Helen Martin on 01732 227483.