Chief Officer Financial Control

£72,720 - £88,880 per annum
23 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

“Join us now and help us shape the future.”

Bedford Borough 2020 outlines the Council’s ambition to redesign how it delivers services and manages operations by 2020 and beyond to better meet the needs of the community, partners and staff.

The direction of travel for the whole of the organisation over the next three years will be:

  • Creating a more flexible and adaptable workforce, with the skills to deliver 21st century Council services.
  • Empowering residents and communities to become self-sufficient.
  • Streamlining processes, systems and resources to increase efficiency.

Join us now and get involved in Bedford Borough 2020 and help us shape the future.  You will find a workforce engaged and enthusiastic about the programme, and a senior management team keen to take things forward.

Recent appointments have been made to Director level posts, and we are now looking for inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Chief Officers to lead and motivate their teams through this exciting period and beyond…..

Chief Officer Financial Control

£72,720 - £88,880 per annum

You will deliver an effective and proactive approach to financial management and reporting ensuring the Council’s financial control environment is robust. You will lead a team of finance professionals based on a Business Partner model. You will be responsible for the Council’s financial reporting requirements including the Statement of Accounts and will develop the Council’s financial systems to meet these requirements.

You will also be the Finance Director for Benedict Bedford Ltd being the Council’s Housing development Company.

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Closing date for applications: Monday, 18th September 2017 at 10.00 am

Interview date: Friday, 6th October 2017

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